Celestial Navigation

 

Done by:     (Group 12)     Chai Wai Keng, U023384M

                                        Natalie Huang Zhenyi, U0203678M

 

Content Page :

1)      Introduction

2)      Why celestial navigation

3)      The theory behind celestial navigation

4)      Celestial navigation in the past :

 

-         Wayfinding (non-instrumental navigation)

-         Viking navigation (sun navigation)

-         Columbus navigation (dead reckoning)

 

5)      Navigational Instrument:

    -latitude hook, kamal

    -cross staff & back staff

    -quadrant

    -astrolabe

    -nocturnal

    -sextant;

                    - Simple Celestial Navigation with the sextant

6)Finding the latitude:

    - by Polaris

    - taking noon sun sights

 

 

7) Global Positioning System (GPS)

8) Navigation in the Singapore Navy

9) Navigation Procedure :

        - Sun Run Sun

        - Sun Run Merpass & Merpass Run Sun

        

10) Bibliography