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    Re: lat/long from meridian passage
    From: Patrick Goold
    Date: 2011 Jan 23, 09:00 -0500
    That was rude of me!   I should have saved it as an rtf.  Apologies for that!  Here is is reposted as an rtf.
    BTW, the vessel was stationary.   There is also no index correction or watch correction needed.


    On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 8:59 PM, James N Wilson <jn.wilson@juno.com> wrote:
    I couldn't read your attachment, but you definitely need to consider north-south vessel movement and declination change.
    Jim Wilson
    On Sat, 22 Jan 2011 20:43:54 -0500 Patrick Goold <goold@vwc.edu> writes:
    Being unable (still) to get a decent answer for any full-fledged sight reduction, I decided to try to expand my limited "lat at LAN" repetoire by looking for longitude as well.

    Today I took a series of sunsights to determine the meridian passage of the sun and then worked out the lat and long from this.  My work is attached.  If anyone was interested in checking it out and letting me know if I went wrong anywere, I would appreciate it.

    Best regards,

    Charles Olson: "Love the World -- and stay inside it."


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

    Charles Olson: "Love the World -- and stay inside it."

    File: 115426.meridian-passage.rtf
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