A sextant is an instrument used to measure the angle between any two visible objects. Its primary use is to determine the angle between acelestial object and the horizon which is known as the altitude. Making this measurement is known as sighting the object, shooting the object, or taking a sight.The angle, and the time when it was measured, can be used to calculate a position line on a nautical or aeronautical chart. A common use of the sextant is to sight the sun at noon to find one's latitude. This Is Antique Reproduction Solid brass Sextant, Its all parts are moving and working, can be used for basic observation or suitable for collectors and can be a gift for someone. Size: 3 Inches Or 7.7 cm Diameter. You are a valued customer and we appreciate your business. You have 14 days to return any product.
The item "Collectable Brass Pocket Sextant Brass Marine Sextant -With Leather case" is in sale since Tuesday, February 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Marine/Maritime".The seller is "wilman09" and is located in London. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe.