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Published by Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut .
Written in English

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    A comb-bound textbook/workbook praised by The Practical Sailor as "a first-class piece of work", Susan Howell"s Practical Celestial Navigation was developed for Mystic Seaport"s navigation courses. This third edition, published by the Seaport"s Planetarium, retains the step-by-step format of the original, along with an abundance of diagrams and practice problems. Practical Celestial Navigation is recommended as a self-instruction text for beginners or for old celestial hands getting back in practice.

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    FormatSpiral-bound
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8418823M
    ISBN 100939510057
    ISBN 109780939510054


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It closely follows the Celestial Navigation   Celestial Coordinates • Celestial Equator: Earth’s equator extended into space. • Declination: Earth’s latitude lines extended into space, going from the celestial equator, 90°, north and south to the celestial poles.

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This book covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights   Celestial Navigation book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book has been used for 30 years, updated periodically as n edition of The American Practical Navigator, Bowditch, is offered by Celestaire and Paradise Cay Publications.

This is the most recent update of Bowditch, the definitive work on navigation. Nathanial Bowditch first published this encyclopedic work in During the last two centuries over Ebooks The American. Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You Are I recently read the book from cover to cover on a flight, pausing only long enough to look out the window at the horizon or the blue dome of sky to contemplate the angles, as if comparing my own position in lat/long relative to the sun’s geographic position in declination Celestial navigation is one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring.

To guide a small boat across the trackless oceans using a simple measuring device - the sextant - and a knowledge of the Sun, Moon and stars is a skill that borders on the  › Books › Sports & Outdoors › Water Sports.

celestial navigation books. 2nd DecemberPM However I also recommend ''Practical Celestial Navigation" by Susan Howell. It's very detailed with worked examples. I basically taught myself Celestial Nav from this book during phase 4, having not looked at the subject since passing my exam in phase :// /college-and-sea-phases/celestial-navigation-books.

/documentation/. Recommended book for beginner on celestial navigation? I'm just wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to a good reference on celestial navigation.

Also curious as to recommended basic sextants to use as a learning tool (apologies found the sextant thread that question is answered)  Practical Celestial Navigation by Susan Peterson Howell,available at Book Depository with free delivery ://A used copy of a self published book.

Written by Susan P. Howell. Published in Spiral bound edition in good ://