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little math problem October 2018
10-20-2018, 11:49 PM
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(10-20-2018 10:50 PM)brickviking Wrote:  In addition, there's nothing I can see that mandated that the planet even have a magnetosphere, let alone that you could view the sky. Those two factors alone could count out most current dead-reckoning (i.e. with a compass, astrolabe or sextant), and may only leave you with mapping (this is where I've been and what direction I turned) or surveying tools (we've measured this far in this direction) that don't depend upon a magnetic field.

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Then this problem is more about Schrödinger's rovers than navigation.

I maintain that celestial navigation would be sufficient for locating the planet's equator.

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little math problem October 2018 - pier4r - 10-20-2018, 06:48 PM
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