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Old March 12th, 2012, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by PeterC View Post
as ZDGP suggests, the motion of the ship would make a telescope for looking at the sky, useless. And remember, the motion of the ship is magnified by the same amount as the sky objects being sought out.
Probably true.

HMMM -- it makes you wonder how they got an accurate reading with a sextant?

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