Principles of Celestial Navigation

A Day in the Life of a Navigator » Observing LAN » Exercise

The observed altitude (Ho) of the Sun at LAN is 79° 2.2'. What is the zenith distance?

The correct answer is c.

Recall that zenith distance is just 90 degrees minus Ho.

In our example, the zenith distance is 10° 57.8'.

Please make a selection.