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    Re: AstroNav Course
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2016 Jul 5, 21:32 +0100

    When I learnt in the 1980s it was certainly called AstroNav in the UK.
    Still widely used term even though perhaps a bit odd to exclude moon
    and planets!
    
    Bill
    
    On 5 July 2016 at 21:18, Bob Goethe  wrote:
    >>>Why the name?  Why not the more conventional CelNav?<<
    >
    > Indeed...and in the context of the videos proper, they seem to refer to the
    > process as "celestial navigation".
    >
    > "Astro Nav" seems to be more British.  Probably there is somebody at
    > Vanderbilt, with responsibility for funding this course, who is taken with
    > the idea of wearing an ascot.  Probably they took elocution lessons from
    > sombody in Cambridge, in the hopes that it would add 10 points to their IQ.
    >
    > Bob
    >
    > View and reply to this message
    
    
    
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    http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/bl
    

       
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