Celestial Navigation

Celestial Navigation

3rd Edition

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Synopsis

Celestial navigation is one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. It is also essential for every ocean sailor who wants to be able to fix his position should the GPS fail. Tom Cunliffe shows you how to master the art in easy stages. Within a few pages you'll be taking your first sight. From there it is a short step to plotting your position, wherever you may be on the world's oceans. Whether you need to pass an exam, want a back-up to GPS positioning or simply choose to delight in the wonder of the cosmos, this is the perfect guide. With photographs, charts and diagrams to help your learning, you will be able to master the sextant and navigate using the sun, moon, planets and stars.

Book information

ISBN: 9780470666333
Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited
Imprint: Fernhurst Books
Pub date:
Edition: 3rd Edition
DEWEY: 797.1246
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 65
Weight: 208g
Height: 235mm
Width: 165mm
Spine width: 5mm