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    Re: A paper sextant sight...
    From: Tony Oz
    Date: 2018 Oct 4, 08:41 -0700

    Dear Frank,

    Thank you for confirming the typo there.

    I personally love my Casio fx-85ESPlus, which allows for "natural"-looking formulas to be entered. The cos(HA) = sin(Alt)/[cos(Dec)·cos(Lat)] - tan(Dec)·tan(Lat) looks nicer on it as I can use the "fraction" button for the first part of the formula. A more beautiful formula always gives more precise results. :)

    If I put the "°" sign after the closing bracket of the acos() function - acos(.......)°, I get really nice-looking results in DMS format.

    Thank you again!

    Warm regards,

    Tony

    60°N 30°E

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