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Celestial Navigation

$75.99  
10.4 x 10.4 inches, ISBN: 721002001504
The Star Finder 2102-D is an invaluable tool for celestial navigators to locate and identify, by altitude and azimuth, the 57 stars listed in air and nautical almanacs. It can also be used by amateur star gazers for general star identification.Special diagrams permit rapid check of hour angle...
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$19.95  
Paperback, David Burch, 76 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780914025634
A comprehensive book explaining the use of the 2102D star finder, and the many applications it offers in planning navigation. Its numerous examples and diagrams make it a most definitive treatment. In addition to a description of the star finder and its basic use, the book covers: brightness and...
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$79.95  
Hardcover, Nathaniel Bowditch, 1200 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781951116057

The latest edition of the Bowditch.

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$69.00  
Paperback, 768 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches
The latest edition of the Bowditch in paperback format.  The American Practical Navigator, first published in 1802, was billed as the "epitome of navigation" by its original author, Nathaniel Bowditch. The text has evolved with the advances in navigation practices since that first issue and...
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$49.00  
Paperback, 454 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781937196783
PAPERBACK VERSION. Includes fold out chart and all corrections.
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$79.95  
Hardcover, edited by Capt AG Blance, 568 pages, 8 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781786790385
Since J W Norie published the first edition of this famous set of mathematical tables in 1803, the book has become – and remained - a bestseller. Despite developments in electronic navigation it remains an essential requirement for anyone learning and practising astro-navigation.  Since the...
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$22.99  
Hardcover, David Berson, 160 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781944824020
Learn and Appreciate What Master Navigators Have Practiced for Centuries in This Hands-on, Friendly Approach.   Celestial navigation, in all its forms, is nearly as old as mankind. Anyone who can master its intricacies stands at the end of a long line of master navigators that is...
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Hardcover, Nathaniel Bowditch, 768 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781937196578
Out of Print

 
Hardcover, Nathaniel Bowditch, 460 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781937196585
Out of Print

$17.00  
Paperback, Mary Blewitt, 96 pages, 5 x 7 inches, ISBN: 9781472942876
Don't leave shore without this easy-to-use celestial favorite navigation primer--it could save your life! Huge advances in electronic navigation since the original publication of  Celestial Navigation  have transported offshore navigators to a world of press-button convenience....
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$40.00  
Paperback, Andy Du Port, 80 pages, 8 x 12 inches, ISBN: 9781472930521
Reeds Astro-Navigation Tables  is an established book of annual astro-navigation tables compiled specifically for the needs of yachtsmen. It contains all the information the ocean-going sailor needs (without the bulk) in order to navigate by the sun, moon, planets, and stars, using tables...
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$14.99  
Paperback, David Barrie, 384 pages, 5.3 x 0.9 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9780062279354
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's  Longitude  comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer,...
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$39.00  
Paperback, David Burch, 296 pages, 8.3 x 0.6 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780914025467
This book has been used for 30 years, updated periodically as needed. More than 20,000 students have successfully learned ocean navigation from these materials and gone on to cross oceans or circumnavigate the globe. This book covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the...
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$29.95  
Paperback, USNO Nautical Almanac Office, H. M. Nautical Almanac Office, 318 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781937196189
PRINT ON DEMAND TITLE
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$9.95  
Paperback, John E. Milligan, 101 pages, 7 X 10 inches, ISBN: 9780870331916
Practical guide to this popular sight reduction method. Basic, encouraging approach to tools and techniques.
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Star to Steer Her By
CMP244
$18.50  
Paperback, Edward J. Bergin, 202 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780870333095
For the beginner, this gives straightforward explanations every step of the way to confident, successful celestial navigation. Widely used as textbook.
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$19.00  
Paperback, Bruce Bauer, 192 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9780070052192
Not a celestial navigation textbook, but rather an essential guide to the mechanics of sextant use, adjustment, repair, history as well as buying guide to both new and used instruments. Illustrations.
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$16.95  
Paperback, Hewitt Schlereth, 133 pages, 7 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9781574090581
A easy-to-use guide that takes the reader through the basic methods involved in position finding using sun, moon and star sights. Uses several examples and situations to make this an effective self-teaching text.
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$19.95  
Paperback, Leonard Gray, 168 pages, 10.8 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780939837335
This revised and expanded edition of this popular CN book now introduces simple tabular sight reductions first, followed by calculator methods for those wishing to take full advantage of their flexibility. Of course it retains the same unprecedented clear and accurate explanation of CN...
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Hardcover, Nathaniel Bowditch, 896 pages, 11.3 x 8.7 inches, ISBN: 9780939837540
OUT OF PRINT. NEWER EDITIONS ARE AVAILABLE

$9.95  
Paperback, Mike Pepperday, 24 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 inches, ISBN: 9780939837090
Recently developed method to back-up celestial navigation computers. Uses DR position, is shortest and simplest to learn table and method, works for all latitudes and altitudes and is a practical star identifier.
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$24.95  
Paperback, John Karl, 310 pages, 9.9 x 7.2 inches, ISBN: 9780939837755
Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age by John Karl This revised and expanded edition of this popular CN book now introduces simple tabular sight reductions first, followed by calculator methods for those wishing to take full advantage of their flexibility. Of course it retains the same...
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The Nautical Sextant
PAR048
$39.95  
Hardcover, W. J. Morris, 246 pages, 10 x 7.2 inches, ISBN: 9780939837892
The Nautical Sextant reveals in pictures, prose, and perspective the experience and knowledge gained by the author from years of acquiring, studying, and restoring sextants from earlier times and from around the world. This fascinating book owes much of its attraction to the expert description...
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$19.95  
Paperback, Tom Cunliffe, 65 pages, 6.75 x 9.5 inches, ISBN: 9780470666333
As romantic sounding as sailing to Tahiti did centuries ago, using the sun, moon, planets, and stars to guide one's boat on the seas is enjoying a comeback. For those who do not wish to be caught short when modern technology fails on board, knowing how to chart a path with the aid of a sextant...
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