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Practical navigators, experts in navigation theory, and historians of science met at Mystic Seaport, November 3-5, 2017 for the Celestial Navigation Symposium, a conference devoted to celestial navigation, both historical and modern, and related topics. Compiled below are summaries of the presentations, pdf editions of the presentations, and some photos of the presenters giving their talks. Special thanks to Ed Popko for many excellent photos and also for his role as timer, which he executed with precision and tact. And thanks to Phil Sadler for his help and his photos from the event.

Join us for continuing discussions of celestial navigation and other methods of tradional navigation online. NavList is the premier online community for celestial navigation and one of the co-sponsors of the Navigation Sympsosium. Visit NavList here: fer3.com/arc. The NavList message boards include archives going back over twenty years, and nearly every topic in celestial navigation has been discussed at least once. For lighter discussions and an informal atmosphere, consider joining the Facebook Celestial Navigation group.

For general inquiries regarding the conference, contact Frank Reed, organizer and founder of this Navigation Symposium: frank@reednavigation.com.




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