More info on celestial navigation

Here’s some links for more information about celestial navigation from our presentation on April 30th, 2016.

History and general info:

Smithsonian Institute – Celestial Navigation at Sea

Space.com – Navigating by the stars

CelestialNavigation.net

Secrets of Ancient Navigators – Nova

Pytheas’ Measurements of Latitude – Wikipedia

How to:

Rough Science Challenge – Measure Latitude and Longitude

The Natural Navigator

Navigation by Sextant -PBS

Books:

American Practical Navigator (view online or download)

Longitude (preview below)

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