[amsat-bb] Re: Azimuth question

Bruce Bostwick lihan161051 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 9 11:52:01 PST 2010

On Jan 9, 2010, at 1:47 PM, Dave Guimont wrote:

> At 11:37 AM 1/9/2010, you wrote:
>> Randy,
>> True North is used as a reference. Magnetic North changes with  
>> observer
>> location and time.
> Art, what does mag north have to do with time??

Magnetic deviation changes slowly over time as the earth's magnetic  
field changes.  The rate and current deviation are usually pretty  
precisely known for most areas.

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ever so wicked as each believes the other." -- Bertrand Russell

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