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The Resource Celestial navigation for yachtsmen, Mary Blewitt

Celestial navigation for yachtsmen, Mary Blewitt

Label
Celestial navigation for yachtsmen
Title
Celestial navigation for yachtsmen
Statement of responsibility
Mary Blewitt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The 12th edition of this bestselling textbook is proof of the success of Mary Blewitt's concise and clear style in explaining a particularly difficult skill, and it has been the bible for many generations of ocean navigators. Since this book was first published, the huge advances in electronic navigation has transported most offshore navigators to a world of press-button convenience. However, there is still a vital need for traditional skills when things go wrong: batteries can fail, aerials go overboard, and electronics have been known to get wet. A bestseller for over 50 years, Celestial Nav
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blewitt, Mary
Dewey number
623.89
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
VK555
LC item number
.B54 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nautical astronomy
  • Navigation
  • Yachting
  • Nautical astronomy
  • Navigation
  • Yachting
Label
Celestial navigation for yachtsmen, Mary Blewitt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; The Theory; Heavenly Bodies; The Geographical Position; Declination; Hour Angle; The Zenith; The Horizon; Altitude; Zenith Distance; The Elevated Pole; Azimuth and Azimuth Angle; Great Circles; Universal Time; The Position Line; The Meridian Passage; Spherical Triangles; The Intercept; Sextant Altitude and True Altitude; Dip; Refraction; Semi-Diameter; Parallax; The Practice; Almanacs and Tables; A Sun Sight in Winter; Using the Sextant; Recording the Sights; Correcting the Data: Watch Time to UT; ; Sextant Altitude to True Altitude
  • Using the Almanac: LHA Sun from UTUsing the Tables: Assuming a Position; Declination; Tabulated Altitude and Azimuth; Plotting the Sight; A Sun Sight in Summer; A Moon Sight; Planet Sights; Meridian Sights; Star Sights; Sidereal Hour Angle; Declinations; Twilight and Preparation; Selected Stars; Precession and Nutation; Using the Meridian Passage; Pole Star Sights; Selecting the Best Position; NOTES; Sextants; Sextant Error: Index Error; Side Error; Spherical Triangles; Calculators; Concise Sight Reduction Tables; Practice Sights; Plotting Sheets; APPENDICES
  • A Nautical Almanac for 27-29 July 1997B Nautical Almanac for 6-8 December 1997; C Increments and Corrections; D Altitude Correction Tables 10°-90° for Sun, Stars, Planets; E Altitude Correction Tables 0°-35° for the Moon; Altitude Correction Tables 35°-90° for the Moon; F AP3270 Vol 3: LHA, Dec, He, d, Z; G AP3270 Vol 1: Selected Stars; H AP3270 Correction Table 5; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; Z
Control code
861529393
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Twelfth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (73 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408106396
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861529393
Label
Celestial navigation for yachtsmen, Mary Blewitt
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; The Theory; Heavenly Bodies; The Geographical Position; Declination; Hour Angle; The Zenith; The Horizon; Altitude; Zenith Distance; The Elevated Pole; Azimuth and Azimuth Angle; Great Circles; Universal Time; The Position Line; The Meridian Passage; Spherical Triangles; The Intercept; Sextant Altitude and True Altitude; Dip; Refraction; Semi-Diameter; Parallax; The Practice; Almanacs and Tables; A Sun Sight in Winter; Using the Sextant; Recording the Sights; Correcting the Data: Watch Time to UT; ; Sextant Altitude to True Altitude
  • Using the Almanac: LHA Sun from UTUsing the Tables: Assuming a Position; Declination; Tabulated Altitude and Azimuth; Plotting the Sight; A Sun Sight in Summer; A Moon Sight; Planet Sights; Meridian Sights; Star Sights; Sidereal Hour Angle; Declinations; Twilight and Preparation; Selected Stars; Precession and Nutation; Using the Meridian Passage; Pole Star Sights; Selecting the Best Position; NOTES; Sextants; Sextant Error: Index Error; Side Error; Spherical Triangles; Calculators; Concise Sight Reduction Tables; Practice Sights; Plotting Sheets; APPENDICES
  • A Nautical Almanac for 27-29 July 1997B Nautical Almanac for 6-8 December 1997; C Increments and Corrections; D Altitude Correction Tables 10°-90° for Sun, Stars, Planets; E Altitude Correction Tables 0°-35° for the Moon; Altitude Correction Tables 35°-90° for the Moon; F AP3270 Vol 3: LHA, Dec, He, d, Z; G AP3270 Vol 1: Selected Stars; H AP3270 Correction Table 5; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; P; R; S; T; U; Z
Control code
861529393
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Twelfth edition.
Extent
1 online resource (73 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408106396
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861529393

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