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    Re: A practice round of stars
    From: Sean C
    Date: 2013 Mar 4, 19:45 -0800


    Thanks for the problem! Having an example from the current year has been a welcome change from "100 Problems". (I don't get many opportunities to take my own sights.)

    Anyway, I know I'm late...but here's my answer (work attached):

    08°49'N, 109°45'E

    I used Gary's flat Bygrave to do the sight reduction and Peter's T-Plotter to mark the LOPs on a homemade plot sheet. The small line in the center with the hashes are the revised APs for each sight, advanced or retarded along the direction of the ship's heading.

    This is actually my second work-through. I was quite tired the first time around and completely fudged the Rigel reduction and did not account for motion of the vessel. Having obtained a [wrong] answer, I checked it against the others. I was disappointed and decided to work it again after some rest. This time looks much better. :)

    Thanks Again!,
    Shawn C
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