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    Re: What's on your bookshelf?
    From: Chuck Taylor
    Date: 2006 Sep 10, 20:23 -0500

    Author    Year    Title
    ======  ====    =====================================
    Ageton    1938    H.O. 211 Dead Reckoning, Altitude and
                    Azimuth Tables, Third Edition
    Bowditch    1874    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1918    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1920    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1926    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1938    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1943    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1958    Tables From American
                            Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1962    American Practical Navigator
    Bowditch    1966    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 1)
    Bowditch    1975    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 2)
    Bowditch    1981    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 2)
    Bowditch    1981    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 2)
    Bowditch    1984    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 1)
    Bowditch    1984    American Practical Navigator
                            (Vol 1)
    Bowditch    1995    American Practical Navigator
    Burch            1990    Emergency Navigation
    Burton            1955    Burton's Nautical Tables
    Campbell    1980    Calculator Navigation
    Chambers    1878    Chambers's Seven-Figure
                            Mathematical Tables (1943
                            reprint)
    Chapman            1989    Chapman's Piloting, Seamanship,
                            & Small Boat Handling,
    59th Edition
    Chauvenet    1887    A Manual of Spherical and Practical
    Astronomy, Volume 1, Part 1 & Part 2 (2004 reprint)
    Cotter    1968    A History of Nautical Astronomy
    Cotter    1969    The Complete Nautical Astronomer
    Cugle    1943    Cugle's Practical Navigation
    Driesonstock    1937    H.O. 208 Navigation Tables for
    Mariners and Aviators, Fifth Edition
    Dutton    1942    Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
    Dutton    1985    Dutton's Navigation and Piloting,
    Fourteenth Edition
    HMSO    1970    Admiralty Manual of Navigation, Vol I
    HMSO    1982    Admiralty Manual of Navigation, Vol II
    Hosmer    1926    Navigation, 2nd Edition
    Johnson    1900    Short Tables and Rules for Finding
    Latitude and Longitude, 2nd Edition
    Kells, Kern, and Bland    1942    Spherical Trigonometry
    with Naval and Military Applications
    Lecky    1942    Wrinkles in Practical Navigation
    Meeus    1998    Astronomical Algorithms
    Miller    1914    Latitude and Longitude:  How to Find Them
    Mixter    1967    Primer of Navigation, Fifth Edition,1967
    Moody    1980    Navigation Afloat
    Norie    1896    Norie's Navigation
    Norie    1973    Norie's Nautical Tables
    Randier, Jean    1977    Marine Navigation Instruments
    Taylor, E.G.R.    1957    The Haven Finding Art
    USN    1934    Azimuths of the Sun, H.O. No. 71, 15th
    Edition
    USN    1940    Azimuths of Celestial Bodies, H.O. No. 120,
    7th Edition
    USN    1970    H.O. 229 Sight Reduction Tables, Vols 2, 3, 4
    USNO    1994-2006    Nautical Almanac
    Vanvaerenbergh & Iflund    2003    Line of Position
    Navigation
    Whitney & Wright    1994    Learn to Navigate by the
    Tutorial System Developed at Harvard


    --- dw <waldendand@YAHOO.COM> wrote:

    >
    > I've been curious what references others on the list
    > have on their
    > shelves at home and why.  It seemed only fair to
    > give a shot at it
    > myself first.  I had started to do Astronomy books
    > as well, but things
    > were getting out of hand.
    >
    > Anyone else?
    >
    > INTERESTS
    >
    > Tabular methods
    > Almanac data from JPL ephemeris data
    >
    > NAVIGATION BOOKS
    >
    > A complete set of nautical tables
    >      1900, norie
    >      ebay from Portugal
    > Publications of the USNO, 2nd series, vol IV-App II
    >      1904,
    >      referenced as info on Venus phase correction
    > American Practical Navigator
    >      1918, bowditch
    >      older tables
    > HO 203 --The Sumner Line of Position
    >      1923,
    >      sight reduction table using RA
    > Elements of navigation
    >      1929, henderson
    >      small officers guide
    > Martelli's improved method of finding apparent time
    > at ship
    >      1929,
    >      found browsing at a used bookshop
    > Cugel's Practical Navigation
    >      1936, cugel
    >      many methods with worked ex, little theory
    > Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
    >      1939, dutton
    >      use of old tables
    > HO 211 -Dead Reckoning Altitude and Azimuth Table
    >      1940, ageton
    >      original source
    > Primer of Navigation
    >      1940, mixter
    >      practical explanations
    > HO 216 --Air Navigation Manual
    >      1941,
    >      bubble sextant use
    > HO 208 -Navigation Tables for mariners and aviators
    >      1942, dreisonstok
    >      original source
    > Hughes Tables
    >      1943, comrie
    >      sight reduction tables
    > Star finder and Identifier
    >      1958, No 2102-D
    >      star finder and identifier
    > Explanatory Supplement to the Ephemeris
    >      1961, USNO
    >      details of coord transformations and origins
    > American Practical Navigator
    >      1962, bowditch
    >      good discussion of history of tabular methods
    > Noon position
    >      1963, piver
    >      self published, found browsing
    > History of Nautical Astronomy
    >      1968, cotter
    >      history of methods
    > Navigation and Nautical Astronomy
    >      1969, dutton
    >      practical explanations
    > Piloting/Navigation with the pocket calculator
    >      1976, Buchanch&Bergin
    > Self-Contained Celestial Navigation with HO208
    >      1977, letcher
    >      with real world examples
    > Naut Alm
    >      1982,
    >      1984,1999,2005,2006
    > Navigator's pocket calculator handbook
    >      1983, noer
    > Problems and answers in navigation and piloting
    >      1985, Mcloney
    > One day celestial navigation
    >      1988, brown
    > Celestial navigation with the S table
    >      1992, pepperday
    >      pamphlet
    > Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac
    >      1992,
    >      updated transformations and origins
    > Longitude
    >      1996, sobel
    >      popular account
    > Astronomical Algorithms
    >      1998, meeus
    >      nice algorithm source
    > Fundamental Ephemeris Computations
    >      1999, heafner
    >      includes FORTRAN
    > Line of position navigation
    >      2003, vanvaerenbergh&ifland
    >      extracts from original sources
    > The complete on-board celestial navigator
    >      2003, bennett
    >      I like it, generates much discussion
    > Astro Alm
    >      2004,
    >      2006,
    > Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications
    >      2004, vallado
    >      FORTRAN source available
    > Fundamentals of Astrometry
    >      2004, kovalevsky&seidelmann
    >      coord systems
    >
    > INSTRUMENTS
    >
    > A-10 bubble sextant
    >      from eBay
    > AN 5851 bubble sextant
    >      from Celestaire
    > Meade ETX-70 telescope
    >      new from Meade
    > Davis Mk III
    >      new
    >
    > SOFTWARE
    >
    > NOVAS
    >      2006, kaplan
    >    
    >
    "http://aa.usno.navy.mil/software/novas/novas_info.html"
    > SOFA
    >      2005, IAU
    >      "http://www.iau-sofa.rl.ac.uk/"
    > JPL Data & FORTRAN
    >      2006, JPL
    >    
    > "http://iau-comm4.jpl.nasa.gov/access2ephs.html"
    > pocket stars
    >      2006, Nomad
    >      "http://www.nomadelectronics.com/"
    >      I use it on my PocketPC
    > Ephemerides Nautiques
    >      2005, Jacques Tiphine
    >    
    >
    "http://www.stw.fr/download/Ephemerides_Nautiques4.02.Zip"
    >      generates data and solution examples
    > ICE-official info
    >      2006, USNO
    >    
    > "http://aa.usno.navy.mil/software/docs/ice.html"
    > ICE-program
    >      2006, USNO
    >      "http://www.celnav.de/page3.htm"
    > aa-56
    >      2005, Steve Moshier
    >      "http://www.moshier.net/index.html#Astronomy"
    >
    > LINKS
    >
    > USNO-Nav Data
    >      2006, USNO
    >    
    > "http://aa.usno.navy.mil/data/docs/celnavtable.html"
    > IMCCE
    >      2006, French Govt
    >      "http://www.imcce.fr/"
    > JPL Horizons
    >      2006, JPL
    >      "http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/?horizons"
    >
    >
    >
    >
    >


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