Table of Contents
Casio fx-260 Solar II
Making a Kamal
Pub. 249 Vol. 1
& Cocked Hats
The Raft Book
Class 4: July 30, 2019
New Pages Added to This Web Since Last Week
- Ofer's comments/questions from textbook
- Using iPhone calculator to calculate error ellipses. This helps one evaluate whether he has a sufficient "cut" between two celestial objects.
- Reduce and plot Ofer's moon sight
- Reduce and plot Ofer's star sight
- Sight reduction worksheet
- Plotting sheet
- Review the new and changed pages at this web site.
- Reading assignment in textbook: Chapter 7, Star Sights and Chapter 9, Moon Sights
- In next week or two, get out on a boat and take 4 sights of the same object within 6 minutes. We will use this data to learn sight averaging.