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    Re: body not aligned with reflection in artificial horizon
    From: David Cortes
    Date: 2007 Nov 25, 13:45 -0800

    The problem was poor adjustment of the sextant.  I tried Thomas's
    suggestion of adjusting star-to-star, and it worked very well.  Last
    night's moon shots were much, much better.
    
    Thanks, esp. to Thomas.
    
    
    
    On Nov 25, 2:10 pm, "Robert Eno"  wrote:
    > Thomas,
    >
    > True to a point but you can also be out of alignment by a bit and still see
    > the reflection in the pan.
    >
    > In any event, I was grasping at straws on this one. David indicated that he
    > had already performed the necessary adjustments to his sextant.
    >
    > cheers
    >
    > Robert
    >
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Thomas Kleemann" 
    > To: 
    > Sent: Sunday, November 25, 2007 1:07 PM
    > Subject: [NavList 4084] Re: body not aligned with reflection in artificial
    >
    > horizon
    >
    > > Robert Eno wrote:
    >
    > >> level. But you also indicated that this problem is occurring in a pan of
    > >> water which is self-levelling.  Try shifting your position so that the
    > >> sun,
    > >> the pan of oil and you, are all in a straight line.
    >
    > > Excuse me for bouncing in.
    >
    > > In my understanding one can only see a reflection in the pan
    > > if already aligned.
    > > I'd bet on the horizon mirror adjustment.
    >
    > > David, you might try to check the index correction star-star;
    > > in the process you see, if there is the same misalignment.
    >
    > > Thomas.
    >
    > > --
    > > I am no navigator, but an interested layman.- Hide quoted text -
    >
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