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    Re: venus
    From: Michael Dorl
    Date: 2004 Oct 9, 11:30 -0500

    At 08:46 AM 10/9/04 -0500, you wrote:
    >Michael,
    >But what did you expect?
    >In general, the lunar distances method gives you
    >an error which is about 30 times your measurement error.
    >So if you measure the distance with 12"=0.2' error,
    >the error in your result (longitude) will be 6'.
    
    
    perhaps I should have been more specific,  my observed moon - venus angle
    was consistently 5-7 minutes less than the one I calculated
    paying due regards for all corrections.
    
    
    

       
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