Tables for Facilitating the Calculations of Nautical Astronomy: And Particularly of the Latitude of a Ship at Sea from Two Altitudes of the Sun, and that of the Longitude from the Distances of the Moon from the Sun Or a Star; Containing the Natural Versed-sines to Every 10 Seconds, and the Logarithmic-sines, Double-sines, Versed-sines, &c. to Every Minute from 0 to 80 Degrees; and Several Other Tables, Useful in Astronomy and Navigation

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R. Faulder, 1801 - Navigation - 383 pages
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