Useful tables from the American practical navigator /
Originally by Nathaniel Bowditch, LL. D., etc. Re-edited and pub. and sold by the United States Hydrographic office by direction of the secrtetary of the navy in accordance with the acts of Congress.
|Main Author:||Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838.|
Washington : Govt. print. off, 1925.
"The following tables comprise Part II of the American practical navigator, by the late Nathaniel Bowditch, LL. D., as revised in 1880, 1903, 1914, 1923, and 1924 under the direction of the Hydrographic office, Bureau of navigation, Navy department. In the present edition, former tables 12, Reduction of quantities from nautical almanac; 13, Change of sun's right ascension; 28A, 28B, 28C, and 28D, Latitude by polaris; 37, Logarithms for equal altitude sights; and 37A, Equation of equal altitudes near noon, have been omitted. For the former table 7, Conversion of arc and time, which is also omitted form the present edition, table 50, Conversion of arc and time has been substituted. The designating numbers of the tables retained form former editions remain as heretofore."--Notice, page 415.
iii, 278-289, 415-835 pages including tables. ;
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