[LMB] authors goofs that bug me

Jo'Asia joasia at fandom.art.pl
Sun Oct 7 00:24:08 BST 2007


My comconsole brought me this letter from Mark A. Mandel:

MAM> [Spock answers:] "Planetary coordinates -- latitude 90 degrees, 20 minutes, longitude 130
MAM> degrees, twelve minutes."

Cute. And he does not specify the hemispheres.

BTW, how do any planetary survey determines where is the Prime
Meridian on a newly discovered planet...? :)

Jo'Asia

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