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    Re: A thought question
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Dec 31, 23:42 -0500

    Guy wrote
    
    > Having just enjoyed a wonderful weekend at Lake Tahoe elevation of
    > 6225 ft. I was thinking about what my height of eye would be if I were taking
    > sites at this elevation?
    > Not that I would be lost on the Lake it is 22 miles long by 12 miles wide.
    
    IMHO, use the short dip formula/tables if you can see the shore.  If the
    shore is not within range, you are good to go--use the natural water
    horizon.  The 6225 ft elevation relative to the sun, stars, and planets will
    be lost in the noise.
    
    Will let the better educated answer on moon parallax, or refute my opinion.
    
    Happy new year
    
    Bill
    
    
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