Synopses & Reviews
Nautical almanac data for the sun and selected stars valid until 2050, plus easy to use, concise sight reduction and altitude correction tables. Plus work forms to make the process even easier. A concise one-book solution for celestial navigation. It takes a few extra steps to get GHA and dec with the Long Term Almanac, since it does it without the usual 10 pounds of reference books, but with practice it takes just a few minutes longer than normal almanac look up.
All the information you need for
• Finding your position from timed sextant sights
• Checking your compass by celestial bearings
• Computing great circle routes to your destination
Sun and Star Almanac extended to 2050, plus concise sight reduction tables. A complete celestial back-up to GPS, or use it as an elegant one-book solution to celestial navigation at sea. Includes work forms and all required auxiliary tables, including sections on great circle routing and compass checks.