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Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age (Paperback)

Author: Karl, John

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In this revised and expanded version of Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age, John Karl has shortened the reader''s path to the first complete celestial sight while expanding a broad range of later topics, making this simultaneously the most accessible and the most comprehensive book on the subject.

Many books on celestial navigation take shortcuts in explaining concepts; incorrect diagrams and discussion are often used for the sake of moving the student along quickly. This book tells the true story--and the whole story. It conveys celestial navigation concepts clearly and in the shortest possible time.

It''s tailored for navigation in the GPS age--a time of computers, calculators, and web resources. Although it covers all of the traditional methods of "working a sight," the primary thrust is using the (under $10) scientific calculator. Using equations that you key into your calculator, this book guides you toward a better understanding of the concepts of celestial navigation.

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Publisher Paradise Cay Pubns
Mfg Part# 9780939837755
SKU 204546523
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0939837757
Release Date 4/30/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0273
Publisher Paradise Cay Publications
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