[time-nuts] establishing your position w/o gps
herbert3 at centurytel.net
Tue Jan 24 12:05:58 EST 2012
If you're looking for a really interesting topic to read about, the
development of an accurate ship-board clock is really fascinating! And it
wasn't done overnight!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Albertson" <albertson.chris at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
<time-nuts at febo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:36 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] establishing your position w/o gps
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 3:16 AM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
>> On Tue, 24 Jan 2012 11:04:08 +0000
>> "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
>>> In message <20120124115848.312d60bd4fccce4f3e71c136 at kinali.ch>, Attila
>>> Kinali w
>>> >All this talk about telling the time using stars or the sun made me
>>> >how did people tell what position their telescopes had back in the days
>>> >before GPS?
> Sailingships and trade was what pushed this.
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