celestial compass

celestial compass
астрономический компас

Англо-русский словарь по гражданской авиации. — М.: Скорпион-Россия. . 1996.

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  • celestial compass — astronominis kompasas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Navigacijos įtaisas orlaivio, laivo, povandeninio laivo tikrajam ir ortodrominiam kursui nustatyti. atitikmenys: angl. astrocompass; celestial compass vok.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • Celestial navigation — Celestial navigation, also known as astronavigation, is a position fixing technique that was devised to help sailors cross the featureless oceans without having to rely on dead reckoning to enable them to strike land. Celestial navigation uses… …   Wikipedia

  • Compass rose — For the meteorological graphic, see Wind rose A common compass rose as is found on a nautical chart showing both true and magnetic north with magnetic declination A compass rose, sometimes called a windrose, is a figure on a compass, map, nau …   Wikipedia

  • Compass — This article is about the direction finding instrument used in navigation. For other uses, see Compass (disambiguation). A simple dry magnetic pocket compass …   Wikipedia

  • celestial fix — A fix obtained by sighting two or more stars of known direction, using a sextant or an astro compass. Also called an astro fix …   Aviation dictionary

  • USS Compass Island (AG-153) — Compass Island (EAG 153) was launched 24 October 1953 as Garden Mariner by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey and sponsored by Mrs. H. A. Smith. Acquired by the Navy 29 March 1956 and commissioned 3 December 1956, Commander …   Wikipedia

  • Classical compass winds — The Tower of the Winds in Athens Classical compass winds refers to the naming and association of winds in Mediterranean classical antiquity (Ancient Greece and Rome) with the points of geographic direction and orientation. Ancient wind roses… …   Wikipedia

  • Declination compass — Declination Dec li*na tion, n. [L. declinatio a bending aside, an avoiding: cf. F. d[ e]clination a decadence. See {Declension}.] 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Declination of the compass — Declination Dec li*na tion, n. [L. declinatio a bending aside, an avoiding: cf. F. d[ e]clination a decadence. See {Declension}.] 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noah's Compass —   1st edition cover …   Wikipedia

  • Death and the Compass — For the film adaptation by Alex Cox, see Death and the Compass (film). Death and the Compass Author Jorge Luis Borges Original title La muerte y la brújula Country Argentina Langua …   Wikipedia


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