Questions tagged [celestial-navigation]

Use for celestial navigation as it pertains to aviation.

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Can astronavigation be used during flight?

In an aircraft, can you look at the sky to get your bearing and position like sailors do?
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Do pilots need to know how to use a sextant?

Can a sextant be used while flying? How accurate/reliable is a sextant, both standing still and at 500+ mph? Are sextants found in any cockpits today?
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