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Re: Celestial Nevigation - Book recommendations sought
Exactly. The Blewitt book is pretty good at presenting the general picture of what you're trying to do, although some parts could use clearer illustrations. Getting the brain around the three dimensional "picture" of the general theory is necessary before tackling the theory behind it. The trig is not all that difficult once it becomes clear what you're trying to accomplish. I found that, as in any other new learning curve, really understanding the terminology was the most difficult. That Starpath book looks like a good one.
Alberg 35: With a philosophical flourish Cato throws himself upon his sword; I quietly take to the ship.
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