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" ... these are known accurately. The last (the corrected distance between the Sun and the Moon) must be estimated. There is no difficulty in doing this with accuracy abundantly sufficient for this investigation. With Greenwich time by account, the distance... "
A Treatise on Nautical Astronomy: For the Use of Students - Page 306
by John Merrifield - 1886 - 360 pages
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Glossary of navigation

John Bradley Harbord - Naval art and science - 1883 - 421 pages
...investigation. With Greenwich time by account, the distance may be rudely computed from the distances in the " Nautical Almanac ". Or without time or calculation,...shrewd guess of the probable amount of correction. We have now all the six elements required for the investigation. Let Moon's corrected altitude + moon's...
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Glossary of Navigation: A Vade Mecum for Practical Navigators

John Bradley Harbord - Naval art and science - 1897 - 512 pages
...investigation. With Greenwich time by account, the distance may be roughly computed from the distances in the "Nautical Almanac." Or without time or calculation,...accustomed to lunar distances may form a shrewd guess o* the probable amount of correction. We have now all the six elements required for the investigation....
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