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    Re: Titanic's last stars
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2019 May 1, 13:10 -0400
    The Titanic sunk in 1912.  It it highly unlikely they were practicing LOP twilight navigation.  To assume they did is an anachronistic view.  

    Time sight navigation would have been practiced, with a noon sun for latitude and an AM or PM sun for longitude. This was common practice for the era and completely workable for an Atlantic crossing.  

    My answer, which cannot be verified, is zero.  The navigation officers on the Titanic did not use any stars, unless you count the Sun as a star.

    Brad

     

       
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