## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation Contaning All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac in Determining the Latitude and the Longitude by Lunar Observations ... |

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The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ... Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch No preview available - 2015 |

The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation ... Jonathan Ingersoll Bowditch No preview available - 2015 |

### Common terms and phrases

apparent altitude azimuth bearing calculated Cape central index centre chord chronometer circle column compass correction corresponding Cosecant cosine Cotangent decimal degrees diameter diff difference of latitude difference of longitude Dist divided draw equal equator error EXAMPLE extent will reach feet figure given Greenwich half half-sum horizon glass horizontal parallax Hour a.m. hour angle hypotenuse instrument latitude and departure line of numbers line of sines logarithm lunitidal interval marked mean meridian altitude meridional difference method middle latitude miles minutes moon moon's multiplied Nautical Almanac nearly noon object observed altitude parallel Parallel Sailing perpendicular Plane Sailing points polar distance quadrant radius 90 refraction right ascension screw sea account secant semidiameter sextant ship side sine course star subtracted sun's declination Suppose telescope transit triangle Trigonometry variation wires