100 Problems in Celestial Navigation, 2nd ed.

ISBN10: 0939837331
ISBN13: 9780939837335
Number Of Pages: 166
Publication Date: 20100101
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books
Binding: Paperback
SKU: 9780939837335
Traditional navigation with a sextant, an almanac, and a book of tables is still thriving, even with the availability of accurate, cheap GPS receivers. Batteries sometimes go dead, and electronic devices fail, especially in salt air. Also, it can be satisfying and fun to work out a position and plot it, all on your own - but getting good at it requires some practice.100 problems is a self-contained book of realistic celestial navigation problems, including excerpts of all the necessary Nautical Almanac pages and sight-reduction tables, with answers and explanations.