Practical Astronomy for Engineers
by Frederick Hanley Seares
Publisher: Stephens 1909
Number of pages: 160
The main purpose of the volume is an exposition of the principal methods of determining latitude, azimuth, and time. Generally speaking, the limit of precision is that corresponding to the engineer's transit or the sextant.
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