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    Re: which would you choose?
    From: John Simmonds
    Date: 1999 Aug 04, 7:44 PM

    Not quite true, you can get a fairly good LOP with only a guess as to
    the time (AM or PM and the date) if your prepared to spend the time and
    given a moon sight and at least one star. Accuracy dependent on how good
    your shot's are, but better than a dart :^)
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes wrote:
    >
    > Perhaps John's answer is straight because it
    > oversimplifies. The sextant wo'nt be much help without a
    > chronometer. If you are choosing to do without electronics,
    > a mechanical chronometer good enough for navigation will
    > cost the price of several GPS receivers.
    >
    

       
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