Monthly Archives: October 2014

What’s The Point Of Calculating Our Latitude From The Altitude Of The Sun At Midday?

Referring to my earlier post ‘Calculating Latitude from the Midday Altitude of the Sun’, the question has been raised “what is the point of this if you already know your latitude”?  The answer to this question is quite simple, if … Continue reading

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Finding Stars and Constellations Part II

Continuing the series ‘Finding Stars and Constellations’ Cassiopeia.  This constellation is named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology. The five stars in the constellation Cassiopeia appear in the celestial sphere in the shape of the letter W and can … Continue reading

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