This paper describes the new day/night digital readout marine sextant, the concepts of the portable sextant- computer system, the development of the sight reduction computer program, and the remote-controlled low light level television camera-sextant system, which the navigator can operate within the ship to obtain celestial body sightings. /Author/

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    American Society of Naval Engineers

    Suite 507, 1012 14th Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20005
  • Authors:
    • Feldman, S
    • Seidelmann, P K
    • Barton, G G
  • Publication Date: 1974-8

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 65-76
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  • Accession Number: 00084523
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 1 1975 12:00AM