Celestial Navigation - Marie Drake Planetarium
Tuesday, January 15th
A basic introduction to celestial navigation techniques used by mariners. Will include an introduction to sextants, star and planet identification, and brief history of celestial navigation from early navigators (Polynesians and Vikings) up until modern usage. The talk will be given by Neil Nickerson, Asst. Prof of Marine Transportation, UAS. To be followed by ‘The Sky Tonight’ on the Spitz projector.
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Marie Drake Planetarium
1415 Glacier Ave
The event runs from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on the following dates.
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Winds are East at 9.2 MPH (8 KT). The pressure is 1018.7 mb and the humidity is 74%. The wind chill is 40. Last Updated on Mar 18 2019, 10:53 pm AKDT.