| William Carpenter Pendleton Muir - Nautical astronomy - 1911 - 764 pages
...only necessary to join A and B, and draw a line perpendicular to the center of AB, then ascertain by **trial the location of the center of circle EAB. Measure...ship will be outside the arc AEB, and clear of danger** S', as long as AB does not subtend an angle greater than o to which the sextant is set. Now, should... | |
| Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan - Nautical astronomy - 1916 - 836 pages
...then ascertain by trial the location of the center of the circle EAB. Measure the angle AEB, set the **sextant to this angle, and remembering that AB subtends...AEB, the ship will be outside the arc AEB, and clear** the danger S', as long as AB does not subtend an angle greater than AEB, to which the sextant is set.... | |
| William Carpenter Pendleton Muir - Nautical astronomy - 1918 - 784 pages
...center of AB, then ascertain by trial the location of the center of circle EAB. Measure the angle a=AEB, **set sextant to this angle, and remembering that AB...ship will be outside the arc AEB, and clear of danger** S', as long as AB does not subtend an angle greater than a to which the sextant is set. Now, should... | |
| William Carpenter Pendleton Muir - Nautical astronomy - 1918 - 784 pages
...only necessary to join A and B, and draw a line perpendicular to the center of AB, then ascertain by **trial the location of the center of circle EAB. Measure the angle** a=AEB, set sextant to this angle, and remembering that AB subtends the same angle at all points of... | |
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