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Exercise -5 (Latitude by Meridian Altitude - Sun)

Q.1)

From Almanac

Sext Alt = 85 05.5 LMT mer pass : 21D 12H 11M 00S

I.E (off) = + 1.6 LIT(W) : + 7H 21M 20S

Obs.Alt = 85 7.1 GMT mer pass: 21D 19H 32M 20S

Dip (10m) = - 5.6

App.Alt = 85 1.5 Dec = 19 56.3 S

Tot Corrn LL = + 16.1 d (o.5 ) = - 0.3

True Alt = 85 17.6 Dec = 19 56 S

MZD = 4 42.4 S

Dec = 19 56 S

Lat = 24 38.4 S

PL :E-W

Q.2)
From Almanac

Sext Alt = 82 10.4 LMT mer pass : 1d 12h 00m 00s

I.E (On) = - 2.4 LIT(E) : - 3h 21m 48s

Obs.Alt = 82 8.0 GMT mer pass: 1d 8h 38m


12s

Dip (17m) = - 7.3

App.Alt = 82 0.7 Dec = 8 8.8N

Tot Corrn UL = - 16 d (0.9 ) = - 0.6

True Alt = 81 44.7N Dec = 8 8.2N

MZD = 8 15.3S

Dec = 8 8.2N

Lat = 00 7.1S

PL :E-W

Q.3)
From Almanac

LMT mer pass : 1d 11h 57m 00s

LIT(E) : - 11h 59m 52s

Obs.Alt = 64 35.9 GMT mer pass: 30d 23h 57m 08s

Dip (15m) =- 6.8

App.Alt = 64 29.1 Dec = 15 4.5 N

Tot Corrn LL = + 15.5 d (0.8 ) = + 0.8

True Alt = 64 44.6S Dec = 15 5.3 N

MZD = 25 15.4 N

Dec = 15 5.3 N

Lat = 40 20.7N

PL :E-W

Q.4)

From Almanac
Sext Alt = 70 29.8 LMT mer pass : 14d 11h 65m 00s

I.E (OFF) = - 3.2 LIT(W) : + 7h 45m


48s

Obs.Alt = 70 33.0 GMT mer pass: 14d 19h 40m


48s

Dip (12m) = - 6.1

App.Alt = 70 26.9 Dec = 3 6.0 N

Tot Corrn UL = - 16.2 d (1.0 ) = - 0.7

True Alt = 70 10.7 N Dec = 3 6.0 N

MZD = 19 49.3S

Dec = 3 6.0 N

Lat = 16 43.3 S

PL :E-W

Q.5)

From Almanac
Sext Alt = 118 11.8 LMT mer pass : Id 11h 49m 00s

I.E (ON) = - 2.4 LIT(W) : + 04h 17m 12s

Obs.Alt = 118 9.4 GMT mer pass: 1d 16h 6m


12s

Dip (14m) = - 6.6

App.Alt = 118 2.8 Dec = 21 54.6S

= 61 57.2 d (0.4 ) = + 0.0

Refraction = - 0.5 Dec = 21 54.6S

Semi diam = - 16.2

= 61 40.5

Parallax = + 0.1

True Alt = 61 40.6S

MZD = 28 19.4N

Dec = 21 54.6S

Lat = 06 24.9N

PL : E-W