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    Re: The Moon and bubble sextant
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2008 Nov 10, 00:41 -0800

    No you are not done, you need a Kollsman periscopic  and/or the
    similar MA-2 and an A-7.
    On Nov 8, 10:30 pm, bruce hamilton  wrote:
    > I have never shot the moon with my bubble sextants and it is the only
    > body that is peeking out from the gloom tonight. It is quite handy
    > actually as it peers through quite a lot of cloud and a light filter
    > sharpens it up nicely. As I am sure all of you understand, I have to
    > make sure that  my balcony has not changed location on the face of the
    > earth.  I do not own an Air Almanac yet, and I was wondering if it
    > contained correction tables for the moon and sun that were made for a
    > bubble sextant. With the sun, I just use the star corrections, or
    > average the upper and lower limb.
    > I just got a Mark IX on e-bay for 31 dollars. It is missing the cover
    > for the averaging clockwork system, and I will have to fill the bubble
    > system, but it is otherwise fine. I found a reference to a page on this
    > list that gives me all the details I need to remove and fill the bubble
    > mechanism.
    > I now own an A-12, and A-10, and the Mark IX. Can I stop collecting now?
    > Bruce Hamilton
    > Vancouver, BC
    > CN89kg
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