Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home study

January 15, 2016|
Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home study by Dominique F. Prinet
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Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home Study was designed to facilitate the work of instructors using the free PowerPoint slide presentation available at CelestialNavigationBook.com. This exercise manual, available in hard copy and in PDF format for tablets, reproduces the questions posed at regular intervals throughout the slide presentation; it provides the work-forms guiding the calculations, and the solutions. Students taking a course from an instructor who follows the slide presentation will normally have the associated course book Celestial Navigation using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249. In order to facilitate the download process, the free version of the exercise manual (available for download from CelestialNavigationBook.com), includes neither the Almanac nor the Sight Reduction Tables required for the calculations because these tables are identical to the ones in the course book. This complete version of the exercise manual, with all the required data tables in the appendix, will thus be useful mostly to navigators who do not have the course book but wish to practice on their own, as well as to students who follow the presentation and have the course book but do not wish to download and print 140 pages of questions and answers....
About the Author: In the 1960s, Dominique Prinet worked as a bush pilot in the Canadian Arctic and High Arctic, at a time when radio beacons were the exception, and long before the GPS systems had been invented. During the winter darkness, navigation was often done with an astro-compass and the Sight Reduction Tables. Dominique holds a...
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Title:Celestial Navigation Exercises for Class and Home studyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:252 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.53 inShipping dimensions:252 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.53 inPublished:January 15, 2016Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1460280695

ISBN - 13:9781460280690

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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