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A plotting tool used to lay off angles or mark azimuths when plotting lines of position. An inexpensive, durable, and convenient model is available from Starpath for about $6.

The compass rose on any chart or plotting sheet is just a permanent protractor that you use with parallel rulers. See Compass Rose and Plotting.

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