Sun Run Sun

Tony Burris of CYC has kindly permitted the following log extracts to be reproduced from a trip which he made between Egypt and Crete in 1988.

Morning Sun

Noon Latitude

Afternoon Sun


Astrocalc results for the am and pm sights confirm Tony's lookup of Hc, Zn and intercept values in his printed sight reduction tables.


Observed position after the run in excellent agreement with the gps values: at 17:00 local time Tony records a gps position of 34 48'N 28 56'E . In my plot I used a distance run of 20Nm between am and pm sights(9am to 5pm).