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Re: Re: true North



Polaris is farily bright, *and* there are no bright stars near it. I live 10
miles from Boston. I have no problem finding it. If you live *downdown* in a
major city, you might have a problem I don't know.

Richard Amirault                                N1JDU                Boston,
MA, USA
www.erols.com/ramirault          "Go Fly A Kite"
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert P. Loranger" <rloranger@sympatico.ca>
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: true North


> Polaris is a good indicator of fairly precise true north but
> unfortunately for city dwellers like me, it is seldom visible. At the
> country location, it is another story, polaris is always there to
> help....well at night anyway under clear sky.


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