A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Tom Sult
Date: 2015 Mar 04, 19:06 -0600
Tom Sult, MD
On Mar 4, 2015, at 18:46, Greg Rudzinski <NoReply_Rudzinski@fer3.com> wrote:
Sam Willis used celestial navigation on his trip down the Grand Canyon last summer. See link to BBC show that has Sam making observations using an artificial horizon.
Geoffrey Kolbe posted several years back on his North African desert celestial navigation using a bubble octant.
From: Alexandre Eremenko
Date: 2015 Mar 4, 22:00 +0000Greg, you wrote: > I would add remote wilderness travelers to the list of those that might find celestial navigation a useful back-up to GPS. > A plastic sextant such as the Davis MK 3 wouldn't add much weight to the pack. You would add this to the the question or this is a part of an answer? Do you know any people traveling in remote wilderness (on land) who are using Cel nav, or carry sextants, almanacs, etc.? I have never heard of such people in modern times. Alex.