Witherbys Nautical Almanac 2019 (eBook)

Published Date

November 2018

Witherbys Nautical Almanac 2019 (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 dialling 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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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 2019 (eBook)
Subtitle: 2018
Number of Volumes: 1
Product Code: WS4503EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-766-6 (9781856097666), ISBN 10: 1-85609-766-8 (1856097668)
Published Date: November 2018

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