Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Astro Navigation Resource

See the latest post:  Pillars of the Sky (Learning from the Polynesians). Although this website aims to promote the Astro Navigation Demystified series of books, it is hoped that it will also provide a useful resource for navigators, scholars and students of … Continue reading

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The Demystified Astro Navigation Course Unit 6

UNIT 6 –  Calculating zenith distance and azimuth at assumed position. We can use sight reduction tables to calculate the zenith distance and azimuth at the assumed position or else we can use the traditional method of making the calculations … Continue reading

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The Demystified Astro Navigation Course – Unit 5

Unit 5 – Demonstration of a 3 point fix. Aim.  We saw in unit 4 how a position line is obtained from a single intercept; the aim of this demonstration is to establish a 3 point fix based on the … Continue reading

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