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Response to cbayer (Reply #11)

Sat Feb 28, 2015, 12:38 PM

12. Defiance doesn't have to be loud necessarily

More like damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead..

I learned celestial navigation a long time ago, it was something the astronomy club had a seminar on and they had a sextant we could practice with.. I always liked the idea of setting my course by the stars.

Even today if you drop me off anywhere I can see the sky at night I can have a fairly good idea of the latitude without any instruments at all.

I found the book "Longitude" to be fascinating..

http://www.amazon.com/Longitude-Genius-Greatest-Scientific-Problem/dp/080271529X

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