Celestial Navigation by Dr. Harald Merkel (Universal)
Released: Apr 3, 2019
Version: 1.4
Size: 51 MB
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Celestial Navigation

Dr. Harald Merkel

This app does all the calculations to reduce a sextant reading to a line of position on the map. All intermediate numbers are shown to check your manual calculations.

• Perpetual nautical almanac
• Calculation of the line of position (azimuth and distance)
• Draws the line of position on the map.
• Star Finder: just point your device to the sky to identify the navigational stars.
• Save your readings, choose what to show on the map.

A sextant is required to make full use of this app.

What's new in version 1.4
• Supports now dark modus.
• Alphabetical star list as option.
• Bug fixes, e.g. fixed missing possibility to enter negative index error on some devices.

Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Celestial Navigation is a highly rated app (4-star).
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