A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Herman Dekker
Date: 2019 Jul 2, 02:31 -0700
Did you know that you can obtain range to another vessel by measuring the angle between it's waterline and the horizon beyond?
You only need to know your own height of eye, nothing about the vessel's or landmark's dimensions. Yet another sextant use.
How does this work and how accurate is it?