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 – Navigating by the stars

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


American Practical Navigator (view online or download)

Longitude (preview below)

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