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ERIC Number: EJ179731
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Celestial Navigation with the Stereographic Projection
Hutton, D. R.
Physics Education, 12, 4, 251-4, May 77
Presented is an exercise in the ability to navigate by the stars. It applies difficult concepts of positional astronomy concerning coordinate systems and time. Stereographic projection is utilized because it allows rapid completion of calculations and measurements and keeps the concepts clear to the students. (MA)
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