A FIX FROM ONE SIGHT

Frederick Franklin

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Abstract: In the March, 1950 issue of Navigaticm, Commander Quilter, USN, in his article “A Line of Position by Observed Azimuth” points out the possibility of using the azimuth and altitude of a body to determine a line of position. Actually with this information it is theoretically possible to determine the position of the ship, as Commander Quilter predicts. The formulae to accomplish this was brought to light some time ago by Charles L. Petze of the Wilmington Power Squadron. Mr. Petze is the author of “The Evolution of Celestial Navigation,” and has been an instructor and lecturer on navigation for many years.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 2, Number 7
Pages: 250 - 250
Cite this article: Franklin, Frederick, "A FIX FROM ONE SIGHT", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 2, No. 7, 1950, pp. 250-250.
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