Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 16-01-2011, 13:29   #1
Registered User
 
LakeSuperior's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2008
Boat: Teak Yawl, 37'
Posts: 1,581
Images: 7
Free Celestial Navigation Spreadsheet

I am pleased to note that Dr. Paul Chevrette has posted a user manual and AstronavXIs version 8.0 Excel spreadsheet for downloading at no charge.

AstronavXls navigation software

"This celestial navigation software allows the reduction of sextant sights. The software is based on macro-enabled Microsoft Excel Worksheets. With primary input data from the Nautical Almanac, it gives a graphical representation of the various parameters used in the solution of the spherical navigation triangle, while minimizing the need of correction tables. Up to three sights can be processed and the results are plotted showing azimut lines and circles of position. The intersections of the circles of position are computed, as well as the resulting mean position."
__________________
LakeSuperior is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
celestial navigation, navigation

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Celestial Navigation Fun ! UnlikelyVoyager Navigation 33 15-12-2011 14:33
Celestial Navigation Help Needed Loose Ends Navigation 67 10-11-2011 13:19
Celestial Navigation SkiprJohn Navigation 45 29-12-2008 23:15
celestial navigation koneko Challenges 0 06-09-2008 05:04
celestial navigation mangomuffins Navigation 41 05-06-2008 10:22



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 20:08.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.