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    Re: ebbco sextant
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2010 Apr 9, 03:18 +1000
    Hey Clive

    Point it at the horizon and use it to measure the angle between the horizon and some celestial body.  The rest is details which get endlessly discussed here.

    Actually I can be a little more helpful:  There is a slim volume available called The Complete On-Board Celestial Navigator (Everything But the Sextant) by George G. Bennett, available at Amazon and other fine outlets and which, as its name suggests, has pretty-well everything you'll need, apart from a watch. Or an Ebbco manual.  To replace all the information this book contains would involve a shelf-full of books that you couldn't carry.

    Good luck and have fun

    On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 1:43 AM, Clive Cooper <coopec@yahoo.com> wrote:

    I am a little confused as my name is "Clive".
    I bought an ebbco sextant on ebay which was said to be not working but I got it working. Now I want to know how to use it and hoping to find a manual some where. Can you help me at all?


    Clive Cooper
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