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" AEB, set the sextant to this angle, and remembering that AB subtends the same angle at all points of the arc 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... "
A treatise on navigation and nautical astronomy, including the theory of ... - Page 215
by William Carpenter Pendleton Muir - 1906 - 718 pages
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A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: Including the Theory of ...

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...
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American practical navigator: an epitome of navigation and nautical astronomy

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....
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A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: Including the Theory of ...

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...
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A Treatise on Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: Including the Theory of ...

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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