Extra credit - Packet 7 1 What is the primary reason for shooting azimuths-To check the error on the gyro 2 Normally How often do we shoot an

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Packet 3 1) What is the purpose of doing sextant corrections? - To correct the raw sextant reading (hs) to the Celestial Horizon 2) Define sextant Altitude (hs) - Is the altitude of a celestial body, as measured with a marine sextant.
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Unformatted text preview: Packet 7 1) What is the primary reason for shooting azimuths?-To check the error on the gyro 2) Normally, How often do we shoot an azimuth?-Every 4 hours...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course DECK DN121 taught by Professor Hall/jablonski/sanborn during the Spring '08 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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