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Celestial navigation planning

Leonard Gray

Celestial navigation planning

by Leonard Gray

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cornell Maritime Press in Centreville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation.,
  • Nautical astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Leonard Gray ; [illustrations by Bill Tinker].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK555 .G699 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2868024M
    ISBN 100870333275
    LC Control Number84045264
    OCLC/WorldCa11029311

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      It was printed in It was a popular book for those wanting to learn celestial navigation—and for good reason—as he insisted that it’s just not that hard. A few years ago when I first thought about diving deeper into celestial navigation I read good reviews on “Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age,” by John Karl. I purchased it. Gail Godwin: "Celestial Navigation" New York Times (Ap ). Ms. Godwin writes in , "It is a tribute to the author's gentle genius in preserving the integrity of her people that we do not hate Mary Tell. And she succeeds in convincing us that Jeremy Pauling's first and final act of heroism--taking a bus across Baltimore to visit.

    With this book, Celestial Navigation Without Almanacs, you can find your latitude and longitude at sea at any time up to the year , and even beyond, without having to have sight reduction tables or almanacs, and even if you don't have a course the sextant methods it describes are more accurate than the non-sextant methods. The non-sextant methods can be good enough to get you. Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is the ancient and modern practice of position fixing that enables a navigator to transition through a space without having to rely on estimated calculations, or dead reckoning, to know their ial navigation uses "sights", or angular measurements taken between a celestial body (e.g. the Sun, the Moon, a planet, or a star) and.


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Celestial navigation is not hard. Using Burch's book as a guide, you will learn how to take and calculate noon sights, morning and afternoon sun sights, twilight moon sights and the classic dawn and evening star sights.

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Finding your latitude and longitude using Polaris requires a similar process to that of the Noon Sun sight, except that it does require a few more simple corrections because Polaris is never precisely at the North Celestial Pole. about celestial navigation. I‟m a lawyer and I have a sailboat, but my idea of using a sextant is to peer through the lens to look at the read-out on my GPS unit.” [Actually, I said “Sat-Nav”, because that was before GPS became available, but I want this book to sound a little more up-to-date].

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This book covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the sun, moon, stars.