The Fictioning Horror Sale

Recently Viewed clear list

Powell's Q&A | September 3, 2014

Emily St. John Mandel: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Emily St. John Mandel

Describe your latest book. My new novel is called Station Eleven. It's about a traveling Shakespearean theatre company in a post-apocalyptic North... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    Station Eleven

    Emily St. John Mandel 9780385353304


This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.

Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

This title in other editions

Complete On-Board Celestial Navigation 2011-2015


Complete On-Board Celestial Navigation 2011-2015 Cover

ISBN13: 9780987092403
ISBN10: 0987092405
All Product Details


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Your All-in-One Navigation Tool KitCelestial navigation remains an essential skill for every mariner who venturesout of sight of land. In this era of electronic navigation, it is the perfectbackup system, enabling you to determine your position when the GPSmalfunctions or your boat loses electrical power.This is the 4th edition of the popular 'single-volume' format for every bit ofinformation you need to understand the process, take sights, and find yourlocation anywhere in the world. Compiled for beginning and experiencedcelestial navigators alike, and elegantly designed on the assumption that anaccuracy of about 1-mile is perfectly adequate for backup navigation, thishandy volume replaces $300 worth and thousands of pages of guides, tables, and almanacs.The Complete On-Board Celestial Navigator includes: A clear, concise primer/refresher that explains the entire process Five year nautical almanac (2011 - 2015) for determining precise star, sun, moon, and planet locations at the time of observation Five year star and planet finder and identification Simplified Sight Reduction tables that require no interpolation to produce a fix anywhere in the worldABOUT THE AUTHOR: George G. Bennett, Ph.D. was the former owner and director of CN Systems, whichproduced navigational calculators and computer software. He is the former head of the School of Surveying, Faculty of Engineering, at the University of New South Wales, an elected Fellow of the Institution of Surveyors and the Institute of Navigation. He has served as a visiting scientist at Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office at the Royal Observatory.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

Sailor, June 30, 2011 (view all comments by Sailor)
Having used the earlier editions, I welcome this updated version. Thanks George Bennett for such a clear and consise 'all in one' celestial navigation package.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No

Product Details

DoctorZed Publishing
Transportation : Navigation
Bennett, George G.
Sports & Recreation : Sailing - General
Transportation : Ships & Shipbuilding - General
Publication Date:
May 2011

Related Subjects

Transportation » General
Transportation » Nautical » General
Transportation » Nautical » Sailing

Complete On-Board Celestial Navigation 2011-2015
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details pages DoctorZed Publishing - English 9780987092403 Reviews:
  • back to top
Follow us on...

Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at