## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation; Containing All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac, ... Illustrated by Proper Rules and Examples: the Whole Exemplified in a Journal, Kept from Boston to Madeira, ...Edmund M. Blunt. Sold by the booksellers, ship-chandlers and mathematical instrument-makers in the United States. May, 1807 - Nautical astronomy - 679 pages |

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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ... Nathaniel Bowditch No preview available - 2014 |

The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ... Nathaniel Bowditch No preview available - 2014 |

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adjusted angle angular distance apparent altitude arch azimuth bearing calculated central index centre circle Co-secant co-sine column compass correction corresponding degrees departure Diff difference of latitude difference of longitude Dist equal equator error EXAMPLE fore observation Funchal given Greenwich half sum horizon glass horizon index hypotenuse instrument line of numbers line of sines logarithm means meridian altitude method middle latitude miles minutes moon moon's Nautical Almanac nearly noon º º object observed altitude ºil parallax parallel Parallel Sailing passing the meridian perpendicular Plane Sailing quadrant radius 90 refraction right ascension screw sea account secant semidiameter sextant ship side star subtracted sun's declination sun's lower limb Table taken tangent telescope triangle true altitude tude variation vernier watch zenith distance