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    Re: sextant precision.
    From: Frank Reed CT
    Date: 2005 Jun 21, 01:18 EDT

    George H you wrote:
    " It misses the point.  It's exactly the same
    proposal that Henry Halboth put forward, of using a  special shade over the
    object lens of the telescope, and suffers from the  same objection."
    
    Ah yes. Of course. Oh well... Back to my earlier  procedure.
    
    The Moon is near full so this would be a good time to try it  on medium
    shades, and you could use a rising sun (a little safer) for that very  dense shade.
    
    -FER
    42.0N 87.7W, or 41.4N  72.1W.
    www.HistoricalAtlas.com/lunars
    
    
    

       
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