## The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation, Containing All the Tables Necessary to be Used with the Nautical Almanac in Determining the Latitude, and the Longitude by Lunar Observations, and Keeping a Complete Reckoning at Sea : Illustrated by Proper Rules and Examples ... |

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

### Common terms and phrases

apparent altitude azimuth calculation Cape central index centre chronometer circle column compass Corr correct altitude correct central altitude corresponding Cosec Cosine course degrees Diff difference of latitude difference of longitude Dist elapsed equal equator error EXAMPLE feet finding the latitude Funchal given Greenwich Half-sum horizon glass horizontal parallax hour angle instrument Latitude and Departure line of numbers logarithm lunar observation lunitidal interval mean meridian altitude method middle latitude miles minutes moon moon's multiplied Nautical Almanac nearly noon object observed altitude obtained parallel passing the meridian perpendicular place of observation plane Plane Sailing polar distance refraction right ascension rule sailed screw sea account Secant semidiameter sextant ship sine star subtracted sun's declination Suppose taken tangent telescope transit traverse table triangle true altitude true distance true longitude variation wind wires zenith distance