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Randi

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Sunstone
« on: December 10, 2016, 03:55:50 pm »
A depolarizer as a possible precise sunstone for Viking navigation by polarized skylight

All the technical stuff is way beyond me, but the point they make is neat!

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Re: Sunstone
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2016, 04:13:43 pm »
Fascinating, never heard of this one. These kinds of things always leave me wondering, though, how somebody managed to figure it out in the first place. :o

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Re: Sunstone
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2016, 04:21:27 pm »
Same here.

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Re: Sunstone
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2016, 05:13:20 pm »
 8) 8) 8)

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Re: Sunstone
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2016, 09:14:52 pm »
I'd never heard of them either - fascinating...but beyond me to understand it sadly  :-\