Pocket Sextant

Pocket Sextant

Product Details

Defining the angle of Sun and Stars with the horizon was an important way to navigate. This intricate and semi-functional sextant has all the pieces needed to shoot the sun. A sextant defined lattitude. A clock longitude. A beautiful intricate little instrument with an interesting and ancient history. It is 4" wide x 4" deep x 2" tall, a cotton bag for protection is included.