The Sextant Handbook

Author: Bruce Bauer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070052192
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I know from experience. This book should be mandatory equipment on every boat that goes offshore."--Wayne Carpenter, Author, The Voyage of Kristina

Wilderness Navigation Handbook

Author: Fred Touche
Publisher: Touche Publishing
ISBN: 097325274X
Size: 69.26 MB
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Aside from being tedious, sextant calculations are riddled with jargon and
acronyms, so it's easy to get confused. Develop a consistent routine to reduce the
chance of error. The following procedure is an outline of how to compute a
position fix ...

Sextants At Greenwich

Author: W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199532540
Size: 76.82 MB
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1955.271; a sextant in the MWC&S is signed 'Made for the Sailors' Home
Liverpool by Heath and Co Ltd. Crayford, London S.E', inv. no. 1997.4320.122;
with thanks to Laureen Sadlier, registrar of the MWC&S. Bauer, The Sextant
Handbook ...

Reeds Ocean Handbook

Author: Bill Johnson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472921437
Size: 65.28 MB
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Bill Johnson. The sextant A sextant (or octant, which is similar) is an optical
instrument for measuring the angle between two distant objects. The sextant
gives the user two views, side by side, of two distant objects. When you line up
the images ...

Reeds Skipper S Handbook

Author: Malcolm Pearson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408107724
Size: 24.74 MB
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Taking a vertical sextant angle (VSA) on a lighthouse Hold the sextant vertically,
set the index to zero and view the centre of the light through the telescope.The
true image will be seen through the plain half of the horizon glass and the
reflected ...

The Flight Navigator Handbook

Author: Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628734728
Size: 57.45 MB
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Instrument Error Index error is usually the largest mechanical error in the sextant.
This erroris causedby improper alignment of the index prism with the altitude
counter. No matter how carefullya sextant is handled, it is likely to have some
index ...


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A. A Bill Robinson The Caribbean Cruising Handbook, by Bill Robinson; Dodd
Mead (79 Madison Ave., New York, N. Y. 10016); ... The Sextant Handbook, by
Bruce Bauer; Azimuth Press (Box 4039, Annapolis, Md. 21403); 192 pages;

A Handbook For Field Service Or Field Pocket Book

Author: John Henry Lefroy (sir.)
Size: 40.92 MB
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To make an observation with Eadley's sextant. Ex. To find the sun's altitude
above the sea horizon. — Hold the sextant vertically in the plane of the sun's
centre. Turn down the sun-glaBses as required. Slide the vernier along, until the
sun ...

Cruising World

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THE SEXTANT HANDBOOK, Adjustment, Repair; Use and History fills that
information void and is the one essential manual needed by every celestial
navigator. Not a dull compendium of facts, but a working library of How-To-Do-It
features ...

Marine Mammal Observer And Passive Acoustic Monitoring Handbook

Author: Victoria Todd
Publisher: Pelagic Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1907807683
Size: 72.42 MB
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An alternative rangefinding technique is the sextant, which MMOs are permitted
to use optionally (binocular reticles and range sticks are equally accepted) in the
New Zealand Government's Code of Conduct (CoC); sextants are not used ...