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24 December 1768

Week Days Month Days Winds Courses Distce in Miles Latd in South Longd in W: from
Greenwich
Bearing At Noon
Saturday 24 Calm NErly S 50.Wt 39 37.. 11' 50.. 32'  

First part Calm, remainder a Gentle breeze and fine clear weather; this night had two sets of Observations of the Moon and the Star Aldebaran which gave the Longitude 49.. 54' 15" Wt - the first sett gave 49.. 55'.15" and the 2nd 49.. 53'.. 15" —



Places in South Seas Companion: Aldebaran, star

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