Accession Number : AD0704108

Title :   THEORY OF ERRORS OF CELESTIAL NAVIGATION.

Descriptive Note : Interim research memo.,

Corporate Author : CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ARLINGTON VA NAVAL WARFARE ANALYSIS GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Lohman,J. B.

Report Date : 31 JUL 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The analysis considers principally a method of eliminating the bias introduced as a result of incorrect estimates of the dip of the horizon in celestial navigation by sextant. In addition, several other considerations germane to celestial navigation and bearing piloting are treated briefly. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, ERRORS), SEXTANTS, POSITION FINDING, LORAN

Subject Categories : Space Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE