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    Re: The ultimate celestial navigation time piece
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2017 Feb 23, 08:38 +0000

    I think we have been through this discussion before (see archives) ..
    the most readily obtainable solution is a stop watch designed for car
    rallies that "freezes" clock time. I did actually make an Arduino
    sketch that freezes and replays a  real time clock  with this
    intention. What I didnt do is make a nice case for it, so it would fit
    on my sextant with a nice button.
    On 23 February 2017 at 02:38, Brad Morris  wrote:
    > Ed
    > The feature is called rattrapante (stop watch, then recover regular time).
    > This horological feature can be part of a mechanical watch, but tends to
    > drive the watch out of the "affordable" range.
    > A rattrapante feature is trivial for a digital watch, yet it retains little
    > of the allure and mystery of the mechanical feature.
    > Brad
    > On Feb 22, 2017 9:09 PM, "Ed Hlywa"  wrote:
    >> I see that the function of the "Pushers" are still To_Be_Deterimed. I hope
    >> one of them will be a "Stop Clock" function.  You know.... press the button
    >> and the time of day freezes so you can jot down the time of your sight.
    >> Press it again and the current and correct time resumes.
    >> BTW Do any of our inexpensive Casio/Timex watches have this function?
    >> "Stop Clock" not "Stop Watch."
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