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Bubble Sextant

User:
Weems, Philip Van Horn  Search this
Maker:
Bausch & Lomb  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 8 3/4 in x 7 in; 15.24 cm x 22.225 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
octant
sextant
Associated place:
United States
Credit Line:
Weems Memorial Library
ID Number:
AF.59069-N
Catalog number:
59069-N
Accession number:
242229
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Naval
Measuring & Mapping
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-8add-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_451566
Online Media:

Star altitude curves. Positioned for epoch 1 January, 1945. Latitude 70 t̊o 80 n̊orth, latitude 80 t̊o 90 n̊orth

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-1979  Search this
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-1979 New line of position tables  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 701-716, viii-xiv, 801-813 p. 1 l., 43 p. chart, diagrs. 36 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1944
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Call number:
TL587 .W433 1944X
TL587.W433 1944X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_56147

Simplified celestial navigation / by P.V.H. Weems and E.A. Link, Jr

Title:
Celestial navigation
Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Link, Edwin A (Edwin Albert) 1904-1981  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Archbold Expeditions  Search this
Inscriber:
Link, Edwin A (Edwin Albert) 1904-1981 DSI  Search this
Physical description:
92 p., [1] folded leaf of plates : ill. (1 col.), charts ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
C1940
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Nautical astronomy  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W45X 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_552071

Star altitude curves [by] Weems; latitude 30 t̊o 40 n̊orth

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 301-348 p. charts 37 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1938
[1938]
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Call number:
TL587.W4 1938X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_391009

Star altitude curves. Latitudes 30 t̊o 40 n̊orth. Positioned for epoch 1 Jan. 1945

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
301-348 p. ill. 32 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1940
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Call number:
TL587 .W39 1940
TL587.W39 1940
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_130774

Air navigation, by P.V.H. Weems ..

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 587 p. incl. front., illus. (incl. charts) tables, diagrs. maps (part fold.) 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1938
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W4 1938X
TL586.W4 1938X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138376

Air navigation, British empire edition, by P.V.H. Weems. Revised and edited by Arthur J. Hughes ... and P.F. Everitt

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Hughes, Arthur Joseph 1880-  Search this
Everitt, P. F  Search this
Physical description:
519 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W39 1942
TL586.W39 1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_158913

Navigation note book and plotter

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
[4] p. 34 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1937
C1937
Topic:
Navigation  Search this
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
VK581 .W39
VK581.W39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_161937

Where are we?

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
104 p. illus. 27 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1945
[1945]
Topic:
Navigation--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Navigation (Aeronautics)--Equipment and supplies  Search this
Call number:
VK585 .W39
VK585.W39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_161940

Navigation note book and plotter

Author:
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
[4] p. 34 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1937
C1937
Topic:
Navigation  Search this
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
VK581 .W4
VK581.W4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_171591

Air navigation, British empire edition, by P. V. H. Weems. Revised and edited by Arthur J. Hughes ... and P. F. Everitt

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Hughes, Arthur Joseph 1880-  Search this
Everitt, P. F  Search this
Physical description:
519 p. ill. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL5869 $b .W4 1942
TL5869.W4 1942
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_171714

Simplified celestial navigation, by P. V. H. Weems and E. A. Link, jr

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Link, Edwin A (Edwin Albert) 1904-1981  Search this
Physical description:
92 p. illus., charts (1 fold in pocket) diagrs. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
C1940
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Nautical astronomy  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W45X
TL586.W45X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54028

Air navigation, by P. V. H. Weems

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 589 p. incl. front., illus., diagrs. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W4X
TL586.W4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54029

Instrument flying, by P. V. H. Weems and Charles A. Zweng

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Zweng, Charles Alfonso 1893-  Search this
Stark, Howard Cyrus 1891-1936 Instrument flying  Search this
Physical description:
486 p. illus., port., maps. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1947
Topic:
Airplanes--Piloting  Search this
Aeronautical instruments  Search this
Call number:
TL711.B6 W4 1947X
TL711.B6W4 1947X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54030

Air navigation, by P. V. H. Weems

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 406 p. : incl. illus., tables, diagrs. charts (part fold., 1 in pocket) ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1943
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
TL586 .W4 1943X
TL586.W4 1943X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_54111

Line of position book; a short accurate method using Ogura's altitude tables and Rust's modified azimuth diagram, by Lietenant Commander P. V. H. Weems

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. incl. tables, diagrs. (1 fold.) 25 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1928
C1928
Topic:
Navigation  Search this
Aeronautics--Tables  Search this
Call number:
VK563 .W5 1928X
VK563.W5 1928X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_55708

Line of position book. By Lieutenant Commander P. V. H. Weems

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Weems System of Navigation (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
6, viii, 7-44 p. incl. tables, diagrs. (1 fold.) 25 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1940
C1940
Topic:
Navigation  Search this
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Call number:
VK583 .W5 1940X
VK583.W5 1940X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_55709

Instrument flying, by P.V.H. Weems and Charles A. Zweng

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Zweng, Charles A  Search this
Stark, Howard Cyrus 1891-1936. Instrument flying  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., 321, [7] p. illus., port., maps (part fold.) fold. tab., diagrs. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1940
Topic:
Airplanes--Piloting  Search this
Aeronautical instruments  Search this
Call number:
TL711 .B6W4X
TL711.B6W4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_71822

Star altitude curves. Latitude 60 t̊o 70 n̊orth. Positioned for epoch 1 Jan. 1945

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
vii,601-624 p. diagrs. 36 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1940
Topic:
Navigation (Aeronautics)  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Call number:
TL587 .W42 1940X
TL587.W42 1940X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_73166

Star-altitude curves for obtaining a fix, given only the Greenwich sidereal time and the observed altitudes of two stars. The use of the dead reckoning position, declination, right ascension, hour angle and azimuth is eliminated. By P. V. H. Weems. Latitide 30 t̊o 41 n̊orth

Author:
Weems, Philip Van Horn 1889-  Search this
Physical description:
44 p. 25 cm
Type:
Tables
Date:
1928
C1928
Topic:
Aeronautics--Tables  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Call number:
TL551 .W4X
TL551.W4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75994

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