Set of Eight Celestial Navigation Sight Reduction Forms
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The Celestial Navigation set comprising of the following seven Sight Forms.
- Sun Sight Form
- Sun Meridian Passage Sight Form.
- Polaris Sight Form.
- Selected Stars Sight Form.
- Planet Sight Form.
- Moon Sight Form.
- Star Sight Form
- Compass Deviation Check Form.
The Sun Sight, Sun Meridian Passage and The Compass Deviation check are all required as part of the RYA Ocean Yachtmaster qualification.
Often considered a black art, Celestial Navigation, also known as Astro Navigation, is actually pretty straightforward. Using a sextant is simply a matter of a bit of practice and the Sight Reduction part is all about locating information and then some simple adding or subtraction.
Matt Encapsulated A4 Sight forms. One side has a completed example with notes explaining where the information is obtained and how it is used.
Designed for use with the Rapid Sight Reduction Tables NP303 Vol.1, Vol.2, or Vol.3, previously known as the Air Tables AP3270. Vol.1, Vol. 2 or vol.3 and the Nautical Almanac or their US equivalents.
Can be written on with 2B pencil.
For full description of each form read the details for individual items.
NB. Colour of cards may differ from image.
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