Monthly tables (sun, moon, planets, stars) Altitude corrections GHA corrections Declination corrections Versines Log cosines ABC tables Examples Eclipses Planet notes Phases of the moon Pro formas Star charts
With tables devised by practical ocean navigators, the Reeds Astro Navigation Tables is the established annual resource of astro-navigation data for yachtsmen, giving all the information necessary to navigate by the sun, moon, stars and planets. Together with a sextant, this book will enable sailors to navigate confidently and safely when out of sight of land.
Kendall Carter was the pilot for HMS Ark Royal between 1991 and 1994, and also ran the Royal Navy's Navigation School. He was later harbour master for Portsmouth Harbour, and is now based in Australia, where he acts as a consultant for the Port Authority of New South Wales (Sydney). He is a Fellow of the Nautical Institute.
Nothing I have seen comes near to the sensible format which I see
*Tom Cunliffe, RYA Yachtmaster Examiner, author and sailor*
Slim, modestly priced volume with clear, easily retrievable information
You and your sextant could be lost without it
I confidently recommend this system to my friends. It's much easier to work with than the others I've used
*Bill Bailey, winner RIN/Little Ship Club Yachtmaster Ocean Award*