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    Re: help with sun sights
    From: Patrick Goold
    Date: 2011 Jan 15, 20:50 -0500
    Alan,
    I found volume 3 in a used bookstore for cheap.  If I bought volumes 2 and 4 I would have every latitude I have ever sailed in covered.  Add volume 1 because the southern Caribbean is a dream.  Those four volumes used: about $50.  Together they take up about the same space and weight as half a case of beer.  Not a big deal.

    Best,
    Patrick

    On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Alan <alan202---.net> wrote:

    Re use of H.O. 229 for sight reduction, one can certainly do that, though the six volumes, if one obtained all six are real space burners, to say nothing of their cost. Of course they are available for free on-line, though the on-line versions of such tables seem to me to be much less convenient to use than are printed tables.




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    Dr. Patrick Goold
    Department of Philosophy
    Virginia Wesleyan College
    Norfolk, VA 23502
    757 455 3357

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