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The subjects listed below are currently available for testing in the new online study room and are available for download to your computer. Click on subject below for details.

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Marine Radio Operator 

Meteorology  "Glossary Included" 

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New Revised Questions

Celestial Navigation

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Ships Business

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Stability and Trim Glossary Included 

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Celestial Navigation.

The Celestial Videos are being moved into the new testing site and will be available there soon. 

Introduction Video

Lesson 1: Corrections To Sextant Reading

Lesson 2: Dip Correction

Lesson 3: Apparent Altitude 

Lesson 4: Time, Watch Time

Lesson 5: Time, Chronometer Time

Lesson 6: Finding GHA and Declination

Lesson 7: Increments and Corrections Sun.

Lesson 8: Increments and Corrections Star.

Lesson 9: Assumed Position and Local Hour Angle

Lesson 10: Finding Computed Altitude and Azimuth

Lesson 11: Interpolation

Lesson 12: Altitude Intercept

Lesson 13: Position Plotting Sheets

Lesson 14: Plotting Lines of Position

Lesson 15: Combining all the lessons so far into a complete sight reduction problem. I still have a few details to tweak on this one but you can get the general idea.

Lesson 16: Finding Deviation or Gyro Error

Lesson 17: Finding Azimuth by 229 For Compass Correction

Lesson 18: Amplitudes

Lesson 19: Predicting Zone Time of Local apparent Noon

Lesson 20: Latitude by Meridian Altitude

Lesson 21: Latitude and Azimuth by Polaris

Lesson 22: Running Fixes

Lesson 23: Predicting Time of Sunrise / Sunset

Lesson 24: Star Identification. pending.

 

Download Tables for Lesson  3, Altitude Correction

Download Tables for Lesson  7, Increments and Corrections Sun:

Download Tables for Lesson  8, Increments and Corrections Star

Download Tables for Lesson 10, Finding Computed Altitude and Azimuth

Download Tables for Lesson 11, Interpolation

Download Table 27 for Lesson 18, Amplitudes

Download Table 28 for Lesson 18, Amplitudes

Download Universal Plotting Sheet for Lesson 14, Plotting Lines of Position

Download Complete Increments and Corrections Tables:

Download Complete Nautical Almanac

Download Complete HO 229, Sight Reduction Tables.

 

 

 

Listed below is a table of contents of the questions on this subject as they appear in the new online study. Click on the "Enter Online Study" link above to begin preparing for your exam.

From the pull down menu in the online study select from the following topics:

 

All New USCG Deck Question Databank 9_20_13

  • Navigation Problems
    • AMPLITUDE
      • SUN
    • AMPLITUDE/ANY OTHER BODY
      • JUPITER
      • MOON
      • SATURN
      • VENUS
    • AZIMUTH
      • ANY OTHER BODY
      • POLARIS
      • SUN
    • FIX OR RUNNING FIX
      • STAR
      • SUN
    • LATITUDE BY MERIDIAN TRANSIT
      • EX-MERIDIAN
      • LOWER TRANSIT - OTHER
      • SUN
    • LATITUDE BY POLARIS
    • MISC. PROBLEMS
      • HO
      • LHA, ZN, A
    • STAR IDENTIFICATION
      • MAJOR
      • MINOR
    • STAR SELECTION
    • TIME OF MERIDIAN TRANSIT
    • SECOND ESTIMATE
    • ZONE TIME CALCULATIONS
      • SUN RISE/SET
  • Navigational Astronomy
    • CHARACTERISTICS OF CELESTIAL BODIES
      • MOON
      • MOTIONS OF CELESTIAL BODIES
      • PLANETS
      • STARS
      • SUN
    • COORDINATE SYSTEMS
      • CELESTIAL EQUATOR SYSTEM
      • EARTH SYSTEM
      • ECLIPTIC SYSTEM
      • HORIZON SYSTEM
    • NAVIGATIONAL TRIANGLE
      • ALTITUDES-HORIZONS
      • MISCELLANEOUS
      • SIDES/ANGLES
    • TIME
      • APPARENT TIME, EQ. TIME
      • SIDEREAL TIME, LUNAR TIME, ETC.
      • SOLAR TIME, GMT, LMT, ZT
  • Navigational Procedures
    • CELESTIAL NAVIGATION PROCEDURES

 

  If you are studying for a United States Coast Guard Deck License exam which includes this module, you should  work through these questions until you are scoring 90% or better on them.

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See also:

SeaSources online Celestial Navigation Course 

MARYLAND NAUTICAL  Great source for practice charts and study guides

NAVIGATION COURSE

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Navigation Center

Chart No. 1 Nautical Chart Symbols Abbreviations and Terms

Bluewater Books and Charts 

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Required Subjects for all Deck Licenses

Required Subjects for all Engineering Licenses

Required Subjects for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, MODU.

Sea Service Requirements for Coast Guard Licenses

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