Errata for
Celestial Navigation
: A complete Home Study Course, 2nd edition

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30.

Figure 3.1-1, Jun 21 and Dec 21 are reversed. Dec 21 should be on the left (directly above, SH) and Jun 21 on the right (directly above, NH). The plot below is correct.

42.

Third paragraph of Section 3.5, sentence should read, "Then figure your latitude from the reasoning given in the last section, which is always the sum or difference between z and Dec."

47.

isosceles triangle should be equilateral triangle

76.

Left column, second-to-last paragraph, Figure 6.2-3 should read Figure 6.2-2

144.

Figure 11.9-1, caption should read: Finding the midpoint of an LAN curve for longitude. An example of a real LAN data curve is shown in Figure 3.2-5

236.

Plot for exercise 8.6, fix should read 45º 25' S, not 44º.

240.

9.9 Moon #4 work form. Additional altitudue correction would be best interpolated to 1.5' rather than the 1.6' shown. No practical effect, but worth doing properly.

243.

Table Selections contents, T-26 is used for Exercise 5.8, not 5.7

As of March 22, 2019...

222.

Answers to 4.3, question 6 should be: (6a) 136° (6b) 316° (6c) 340° (6d) 204°


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