Table of Contents
Casio fx-260 Solar II
Making a Kamal
Pub. 249 Vol. 1
& Cocked Hats
The Raft Book
Class 8: August 29, 2019
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- Reduce sight using direct calculation with a conventional slide rule, or the Mark 1 mock-up.
- Time permitting, do Bob's sight averaging exercise.
- Look at YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6J5nfflNNY to see how sun compasses are still being used today in areas where magnetic compasses are unreliable.
- Be prepared for a star quiz next week.
- Work out this problem using your own slide rule. Even though the instructions are around the Mark 1 rule,
you will be able to work out the problem on your own rule using no more than the S, T, C, D, and CI scales.