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Complete On-Board Celestial Navigation 2011-2015


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ISBN13: 9780987092403
ISBN10: 0987092405
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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.

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

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Transportation » Nautical » General
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