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Some navigation and almanac algorithms

Rex H. Shudde

Some navigation and almanac algorithms

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nautical almanacs,
  • Navigation,
  • Algorithms,
  • Ephemerides,
  • Computer programs

  • About the Edition

    This report presents a detailed discussion of the use of the general spherical triangle as a means of eliminating the many special cases of quadrant determination that plague most navigation computations and steal memory from computer programs. Also included are two programs, NAVALGOR and NAVEPHM which are written for the Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 4 Computer. NAVALGOR implements three sets of computational procedures: direct solution algorithms for speroid and spherical earth models, inverse solution algorithms for spheroid and spherical earth models, and rhumb line approximations to great circle routes. NAVEPHM implements a procedure for the determination of the position of the Sun, Moon and navigational planets that reproduce "The Nautical Almanac" and "The Air Almanac" to within 0.2". Keywords include: Navigation, Air Almanac, Ephemeris, Spheroid Earth, Spherical Triangle, Almanac, Nautical Almanac, Great Circle, Rhumb Line, and General Spherical Triangle.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesNPS-55-85-023
    StatementRex H. Shudde
    ContributionsNaval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 53 ;
    Number of Pages53
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25506952M
    OCLC/WorldCa83457930

    Again, thank you. Used at all times Celestial navigation involves reducing celestial measurements to lines of position using tables, spherical trigonometryand almanacs. Correcting the DR position for leewaycurrent effects, and steering error result in an estimated position or EP. Libral' of CongrcssCatalogNmbe. If a democratic country is wielding them, its government could prevent protests through preemptive policy changes, says Braha, the complexity scientist. After EMBERS ingests the raw data, it gleans a variety of metadata, including where a tweet originated and what locations are mentioned, the geographic focus of news articles, the organizations being discussed, and so on.

    I will now spend some time doing some practice and get a handle on how this works. For most of history, mariners struggled to determine longitude. For most of history, mariners struggled to determine longitude. I have a new problem, that I am confident that you folks can drop a bit of help my way.

    In the past, that would have required some serious hardware to support. Start with simple numbers. We try to guess how many people will take the bus during rush hour or how many turkeys will be sold for Thanksgiving. In theory, anyone with sufficient resources and brainpower could build their own predictive software similar to EMBERS.


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This process is separate from radar's use as a collision avoidance system. One half of the horizon glass is silvered and the other half is clear. Index correction should be checked, using the horizon or more preferably a star, each time the sextant is used.

Thanks again. It had also done the same for Brazil many months earlier, accurately predicting the June demonstrations against rising transit fares. The Mediterranean Sea lies to the south of France, with the Principality of Monaco forming a small enclave. Please note that these comments reflect the prejudices of a guy who does a lot of programming; has a solid math background, but no formal astronomical background; and tends to have interests in certain areas of astronomical computing, but may not get too excited about other areas.

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Adding civilians to the mix also changes the dynamic substantially, Johnson says. Although the Copernican model provided an elegant solution to the problem of computing Some navigation and almanac algorithms book planetary positions it avoided the need for the equant and better explained the apparent retrograde motion of planetsit still relied on the use of epicyclesleading to some inaccuracies — for example, periodic errors in the position of Mercury of up to ten degrees.

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Scientific ephemerides often contain further useful data about the moon, planet, asteroid, or comet beyond the pure coordinates in the sky, such as elongation to the Sun, brightness, distance, velocity, apparent diameter in the sky, phase angle, times of rise, transit, and set, etc.

After EMBERS ingests the raw data, it gleans a variety of metadata, including where a tweet originated and what locations are mentioned, the geographic focus of news articles, the organizations being discussed, and so on.

The answers, of course, depend. Navy developed the Ships Inertial Navigation System SINS during the Polaris missile program to ensure a reliable and accurate navigation system to initial its missile guidance systems.

While this all this is happening, EMBERS is tracking how tweets flow through the network—how many people are tweeting about protests, who is retweeting them, and how many people they reach. Keeping safe is of prime importance and increases the enjoyment for everyone aboard, whatever their ability or age.

It is generally not intended to cover the entire life of the Solar System; usually a short-duration time span, perhaps a few centuries, is represented to high accuracy. The almanac largely contains solar system ephemeris and catalogs of selected stellar and extragalactic objects. Radar navigation uses radar to determine the distance from or bearing of objects whose position is known.

It is generally accepted that only course and speed determine the DR position. Inertial navigation systems were in wide use until satellite navigation systems GPS became available.Feb 28,  · This is a full chapter excerpt from Wladston Viana Ferreira Filho's brand new book Computer Science Distilled which he has graciously allowed for us to publish here.

In almost every computation, a variety of arrangements for the processes is possible. It is essential to choose that arrangement which shall tend to minimize the time necessary for the calculation.

Navigator celestial calculation methods. Most of the algorithms used in Navigator software come from 3 sources: the book "Astronomical Algorithms" by Jean Meeus, the Almanac for Computers (US Naval Observatory - ) and Bowditch (The American Practical Navigator).

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