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Nautical Almanac

The annual government publication which tabulates the locations of all celestial bodies each second of the year. It also includes correction tables for sextant sights and related data. Commercial reproductions of the government edition are also available. The official government editions (a joint US and UK publication) has an orange hard cover with black spine; a popular commecial edition has an all blue paper cover. The commercial edition used to include a few extra months, but as of 2003 no longer does so.

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