We’ve all been there: waiting in a seemingly endless security line, getting antsy that we may miss our flight, and watching resentfully as other travelers breeze by in the TSA PreCheck line. 465 more words
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Finding direction, distance and navigating to a distant base by stars, fine reading of latitude (Part 2).
This is applicable to navigation in an ocean or in a large desert with clear, flat horizontal skyline. It uses the complementary stars touching the horizon instead of stars traveling directly over the zenith of the navigator. 899 more words
Compass skills and navigation can be a difficult skill master, but they are incredibly useful and important, especially in low visibility. Planning a dive along with compass directions, relative distances and depths, really help in unfamiliar dive sites, or when looking for a specific point of interest underwater. 456 more words