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post #24 of Old 01-04-2013
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Re: practicing with sextant on land

Originally Posted by RandyBC View Post
So I've been having a great time learning celestial navigation with my new Astra IIIb. Since I live far inland and at an elevation of 3500ft I've been practicing my sun sights with dish of water and oil. I believe that there is no dip correction when you practice this way but what effect if any will the altitude have on the final result??

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