1 edition of Time and navigation found in the catalog.
Time and navigation
Andrew K. Johnston
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (page 214) and index.
|Statement||Andrew K. Johnston, Roger D. Connor, Carlene E. Stephens, Paul E. Ceruzzi|
|Contributions||Connor, Roger, author, Stephens, Carlene E., 1949- author, Ceruzzi, Paul E., author|
|LC Classifications||VK555 .J64 2015|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2014027164|
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Time and Navigation tells the story of navigation to help us understand where we have been and how we got there so that we can understand where we are going.
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It might seem surprising, but knowing the accurate time is essential for determining position. learn more.
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Today we use smartphones and GPS, but navigating has not always been so easy. Excellent historical account of the importance of time measurement and its effect on navigation through the ages. The book has great illustrations and narratives as well as documentary photos.
It does not offer Time and navigation book technical or numeric calculations which makes it for easy reading and stimulation for further study.
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A Fellow of the U.S. Institute of Navigation and the Royal Institute of Navigation, he has spent his career writing about and instructing mariners and sailors in the art and science of navigation.
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Celestial Navigation. Looking to the Sun and stars navigators began using special instruments to find latitude at sea. Mariners relied on the Sun and stars to tell time and determine their place on the featureless ocean.
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If they drifted off course to either side, they would hear different sounds—a Morse code “A” or “N”. The surprising connection between time and place is explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name.
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[ 52]. Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There Andrew K. Johnston, Roger D. Connor, Carlene E. Stephens, and Paul E. Ceruzzi. Smithsonian, $ (p) ISBN This surprising connection between time and place has been true for centuries and is now being explored in Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There, the companion book to the National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name.
This beautifully illustrated book covers five major periods of navigation history. A marine chronometer is a timepiece that is precise and accurate enough to be used as a portable time standard; it can therefore be used to determine longitude by means of accurately measuring the time of a known fixed location, for example Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and the time at the current location.
When first developed in the 18th century, it was a major technical Classification: Clock. graphic image of the paper chart, called a Raster Navigation chart (RNC); the other is a vector format, which effectively tells the software how to draw the chart each time you use it.
Vector charts are called Electronic Navigation Charts (ENC). For the exercises in this book the RNC format is best suited. Time and Navigation Explore how revolutions in timekeeping over the years have influenced how we find our way.
If you want to know where you are, you need an accurate clock. This surprising connection between time and place has been crucial for centuries. The NAVSTAR GPS (Navigation System with Time and Ranging Global Positioning System) is a satellite based radio navigation system providing precise three- dimensional position, course and time information to suitably equipped user.
GPS has been under development in File Size: KB.Practical Navigator Training is a veteran-owned business committed to improving understanding of navigation and licensing for mariners.
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