Witherbys Nautical Almanac 2017 (eBook)

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Published Date

August 2016

Witherbys Nautical Almanac 2017 (eBook)

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In addition to the information supplied in a typical almanac, Witherbys Nautical Almanac includes:

  • Country information, including time zone, population, currency, International dialing codes and details of their merchant fleet

  • extracts from a booklet ‘Celestial Navigation Explained’ that takes you from the basics to resolving a cocked hat problem

  • a worked example on using the ‘Concise Sight Reduction tables of The Nautical Almanac’

  • formulae and conversion factors

  • update on bridge equipment required, AIS, ARPA, BNWAS, ECDIS, GALILEO, VDR and GMDSS

  • the use and care of the sextant

  • the use and care of an azimuth mirror

  • worked navigational examples using the Witherbys Nautical Almanac

  • colour star charts.

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In addition to the information supplied in a typical almanac, Witherbys Nautical Almanac includes:

  • Country information, including time zone, population, currency, International dialing codes and details of their merchant fleet

  • extracts from a booklet ‘Celestial Navigation Explained’ that takes you from the basics to resolving a cocked hat problem

  • a worked example on using the ‘Concise Sight Reduction tables of The Nautical Almanac’

  • formulae and conversion factors

  • update on bridge equipment required, AIS, ARPA, BNWAS, ECDIS, GALILEO, VDR and GMDSS

  • the use and care of the sextant

  • the use and care of an azimuth mirror

  • worked navigational examples using the Witherbys Nautical Almanac

  • colour star charts.

Altitude correction tables for Sun, stars, planets

Additional refraction corrections for non-standard conditions

Title page, preface, etc

Phases of the Moon

Calendars

Eclipses

Planet notes and diagram

Daily pages: Ephemerides of Sun, Moon, Aries and planets; sunrise, sunset, twilights, moonrise, moonset, etc

Standard times

Star charts

Stars: SHA and Dec of 173 stars, in order of SHA (accuracy 0′.1)

Polaris (Pole Star) tables

Sight reduction procedures; direct computation

Concise sight reduction tables

Form for use with concise sight reduction tables

Country Information

Celestial Navigation Explained

Use of Concise Sight Reduction Tables of The Nautical Almanac

Bridge Notes/Nav Formulae

Conversion Factors

Bridge Equipment (AIS, ARPA, BNWAS, ECDIS, GALILEO, VDR, S-Mode, GMDSS)

The use and care of a sextant

The use and care of an azimuth mirror

Magnetic Compass

Worked Examples

Conversion of arc to time

Tables of increments and corrections for Sun, planets, Aries, Moon

Tables for interpolating sunrise, sunset, twilights, moonrise, moonset, Moon’s meridian passage

Index to selected stars

Altitude correction tables for the Moon

Title: Witherbys Nautical Almanac 2017 (eBook)
Subtitle: 2017
Number of Volumes: 1
Number of Pages: 440
Product Code: WS1524EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-725-3 (9781856097253), ISBN 10: 1-85609-725-0 (1856097250)
Published Date: August 2016

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