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    Re: lat/long from meridian passage
    From: Patrick Goold
    Date: 2011 Jan 24, 11:01 -0500
    That is not surprising, since I don't understand the effect of declination change on determination of longitude.  At this point, I am abstracting from as much change as I can.  I am trying to wrap my little brain around the problem of determining the longitude of my front garden.  The problem of establishing the longitude of a vessel in motion is too much at this point.   I would be happy to be instructed, however.  That is the change you are talking about, isn't it-- the observer in motion?


    On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:23 AM, James N Wilson <jn.wilson@juno.com> wrote:

    You still haven't shown that you understand the effect of declination
    change on the determination of longitude. But you're with the majority.

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