By the Stars! - Celestial Navigation with X-Plane 11

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Old school navigators rejoice as we take a look at celestial navigation in X-Plane 11! Part 1 We live in a time where navigation has become easy. Satellite based navigation is taken for granted and even our cell phones come with the ability to tell you exactly where you are, but it was not always…

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So cool! Now I may need a cigarette! :wink: :smoking:

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Some links to the resources…

Casper’s app:

A free Nautical Almanac:
https://www.thenauticalalmanac.com/

Stellarium:
https://stellarium.org/

ezAlmanac:
http://ezcelestial.com/EzCelestial/Welcome.html

Universal Plotting Sheets for Part 2 of the tutorial can be downloaded from various locations online, such as www.starpath.com
https://www.starpath.com/downloads/UPS.pdf

You can also order a pad of plotting sheets from Amazon:
Weems & Plath Marine Navigation Universal Plotting Sheet

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