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Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

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ISBN-10: 0070059284

ISBN-13: 9780070059283

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Blewitt, Thomas Bergel

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List price: $12.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/22/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Mary Blewitt, better known by her married name of Mary Pera, was involved with sailing most of her life. Formerly a top ocean racing navigator as well as secretary of the Royal Ocean Racing Club for a number of years, she was also Chairman of the ISAF racing rules committee, and an international judge and jury chairman at major championships and regattas.

Editor's Note
The Theory
The Heavenly Bodies
The Geographical Position (GP)
Declination Hour Angle
The Zenith
The Horizon Altitude
Zenith Distance
The Elevated Pole Azimuth and Azimuth Angle
Great Circles Universal Time (UT)
The Position Line Spherical Triangles
The Intercept Sextant
Altitude and Observed Altitude Dip
The Practice Almanacs and Tables
Almanacs; Sight Reduction Tables
A Sun Sight in Winter Using the Sextant
Recording the Sights
Correcting the Data
Using the Almanac
Using the Tables
Plotting the Sight
A Sun Sight in Summer
A Moon Sight
A Running Fix Planet
Sights Meridian
Sights Star
Sights Sidereal
Hour Angle
Twilight and Preparation of Star Sights
Using the Meridian Passage
Pole Star Sights
Sextants Calculators
"Short" Sight
Reduction Tables
Practice Sights Plotting
Nautical Almanac, 1990, for December 6, 7, 8
Nautical Almanac, 1990, for July 15, 16, 17
Nautical Almanac, Increments and Corrections for 56m and 57m
Nautical Almanac, Altitude Correction Tables, 10 degrees - 90 degrees - Sun, Stars, Planets
Nautical Almanac, Altitude Correction Tables, 0 degrees - 35 degrees - Moon and 35 degrees - 90 degrees - Moon F. H.O. 249 Vol. III for Lat. 52 degrees, Declination (15 degrees to 29 degrees) CONTRARY name to Latitude, LHA 69 to 0
H.O. 249 Vol. II or III Table 5
Nautical Almanac, 1993, for October 10, 11, 12
H.O. 249 Vol. I, Epoch 1995.0, for LAT 33 degrees N, LHA Aries 0 to 179