Book: Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen, 5th Edition, by Mary Blewitt, published by Edward Stanford Ltd, 1971

Maker
Blewitt, Mary
Production date
1971
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Description
Hardcovered book, blue background with white title and image of sailor on yacht using sextant on deck. Book is titled, Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen, 5th Edition, Author, Mary Blewitt, published by Edward Standford Ltd, London, 1971.

Content includes, theory On heavenly bodies,geographical position, zenith, horizon, altitude, poles and Greenwich mean time, Meridian Passage, spherical triangle and true altitude.
Practice, has tables, , sun, star, planet, pole star and meridian sights.
Notes on sextants, star globes, tables of computed Altitude and Azimuth, marine sight reduction tables, plotting sheets.

Inside end papers have black ink stamps applied: S. R. V TOTORORE EXPEDITION encircling a globe shape, and on facing page; Trans Pacific Marine Ltd. Auckland, New Zealand.

Book owned by Gerry Clark, part of a large collection of written and audiovisual resources and equipment, related to his voyages in the Southern Ocean.
Accession number
2017.40.267
Museum System ID
44403
Collection type
Collection
Gerry Clark
Classification
Maker and role
Blewitt, Mary: Author
Media/Materials
Paper: 0 - Whole
Measurement details
3D objects (HxWxD): H 220 x W 140 x D 10mm
Production place and notes
London, England, Great Britain, Europe
On display?
Not on display

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