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Lunar distance method

Lunar distance method
Lunar distance method
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: Lunar_distance
Description: The Moon moves against a background of stars about 13 degrees each day. Its position and phase as viewed from Greenwich at 7.00 pm on successive days in March 2005 has been marked. The stars Aldebaran, Pollux and Alpha Arietis are all listed in the Nautical Almanac.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: 2004
Credit line: National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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