11.03.2019

NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY BY PROF. J. H. C. COFFIN

Navigation and Nautical Astronomy by Prof. J. H. C. Coffin

Author(s) Prof. J. H. C. Coffin
Publisher D. Van Nostrand Co.
Date 1898
Pages 230
Format pdf
Size 2 Mb
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Another piece of classics here offered to the attention of pour visitors. This is one of the most popular books on marine navigation and nautical astronomy of the past times. The theoretical information and knowledge provided in the pages of this brilliant publication remains useful and easy to understand even though the volume was published in the nineteenth century. Moreover, this is a must have one for any collector of the marine books.

There are ten chapters in this book. The first three chapters cover the general topics related to the sailings, traverse, parallel, refraction and time, including equation of time, sea time, astronomical time, civil time, standard time etc. Then, the three chapters come there dealing with the Nautical Almanac, the Astronomical Triangle and conversion of the several kinds of time including with the due attention paid by the author to all important aspects.

The remaining chapters of the publication address the chronometers, finding a line of position, and latitude from the Meridian latitude. Finally, the closing chapter of the book is devoted to the azimuth of a terrestrial object. We recommend you to download it and have it in your collection.

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