The student is provided with skills in determining the position by the means observing the sun and the stars.
The student is provided with skills in determining compass er-rors by means of observing celestial bodies.
Lectures and exercises in the classroom.
Content of the study unit
• Calculations using height tables and formulae adapted to the calculator
• Calculations in determining the position by means of the height of the sun and stars
• Identifying celestial bodies
• Compass control with the help of celestial bodies
• Daily routines onboard