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Title: Celestial based global positioning system
Authors: Goh, Jia Man
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Computing methodologies::Pattern recognition
Issue Date: 2018
Abstract: Celestial navigation is used in the past to help sailors navigate across the oceans. Using a complicated instrument called the sextant, the sailor is able to measure a star’s altitude with respect to the horizon. With a reference book containing the data of all known stars, a sailor is able to derive his position at sea using Sumner’s method for geo-location. This project uses Matlab software to obtain an observer's position on Earth, with a series of equations to convert the coordinate systems.
Schools: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
Appears in Collections:EEE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)

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