Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell PDF ePub eBook

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Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell free pdf Celestial navigation is an essential tool for those who do not wish to be caught short when modern technology fails. The basic process is simple - take a sight with a sextant, establish a secondary reference or benchmark sight, compare the two sights and plot the result of the comparison on a chart. Schlereth demonstrates how to take sight by the sun, moon, stars and planets, discussing the advantages of each method. The reader is taken through several examples and situational illustrations.

About Hewitt Schlereth

Hewitt Schlereth is an accomplished sailor and the author of several books on navigation, including Commonsense Coastal Navigation and Latitude and Longitude by Noon Sight. He is one of the foremost American authorities on celestial navigation.

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Author : Hewitt Schlereth
Publisher : Seafarer Books
Data Published : 15 July 2000
ISBN : 1574090585
EAN : 9781574090581
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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