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    Re: Newbie Question
    From: Aubrey O?Callaghan
    Date: 2003 Nov 28, 17:18 +0000

    Welcome on board.
    Recently the discussions have become quite philosophical but don't let that
    deter you from asking anything. Many of us have been using astro nav just
    for the enjoyment and lots of ideas are being shared.
    At 16:04 28-11-03, Jim Thompson wrote:
    > From another newbie:  I have not tried a dedicated device like Celesticomp,
    >but I use Pocket Stars (laptop and iPaq) and CelestNav (Palm).  Very handy
    >for verifying my work and checking how reductions are done.  I've programmed
    >many of the usual nav formulae into PowerOne Graph, which is a programmable
    >calculator for Palm handheld computers (dips, distance to horizon, great
    >circle sailings, etc).  I use Planetarium on my Palm for star maps and for
    >checking celestial body positions to learn the stars and plan sights, and
    >Starry Night on the desktop computer and Pocket Stars on the iPaq for their
    >almanac information on those platforms.
    >Jim Thompson
    >Outgoing mail scanned by Norton Antivirus
    > > -----Original Message-----
    > > From: Navigation Mailing List
    > > At the risk of committing sacrilege, do any of the listees use
    > > Celesticomp or similar products?
    > > Thanks,
    > > Capt. John
    > > www.blueseas.com

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