height-of-eye correction

height-of-eye correction

[′hīt əv ′ī kə′rek·shən]
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A correction applied to sextant altitude to compensate for the dip of the horizon. Also known as dip correction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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