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    Re: sight reduction tables
    From: Robert Gainer
    Date: 2007 Sep 30, 12:26 -0700

    
    > Certainly there are other methods.  But the issue is what do the
    > majority of long distance voyagers use for celestial?
    >
    > I've also been told that most of them do only sun sights -- a morning
    > shot advanced to cross with a mid-day shot, with the latter advanced to
    > cross with a late afternoon shot.
    >
    
    >From a practical point of view I have found that there is much to
    recommend making landfall during the daylight hours. So, other then
    taking star sights for practice I depend on morning, noon and
    afternoon sun sights most of the time and especially for landfalls.
    
    But that's not why I am posting. Frank, did you change the password
    for the account you set up for my use? I tried to access the list and
    my logon attempt was rejected. I joined with a throwaway address just
    to post this note.
    Thanks and all the best,
    Robert Gainer
    
    
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