Daily Archives: May 1, 2017

Various Uses of Sextant and How it Works

Even today big ships are all required to carry working sextants and the navigating officers have regular routines to keep themselves familiar with making it work. Despite all the Global Positioning Satellites, gyro compasses and radio communications it is at … Continue reading

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History of Sextant

How do navigators use the stars, including our sun, the moon, and planets to find their way? Well, for at least two millennia, navigators have known how to determine their latitude — their position north or south of the equator. … Continue reading

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चक्रवात

Originally posted on Allaboutexam Blog:
चक्रवात ****** – वे निम्न वायुदाब के केन्द्र जिसके चारों ओर बढ़ते हुये वायुदाब की समदाब रेखायें होती हैं। चक्रवात में पवन की दिशा-परिधि से केन्द्र की ओर हेती हैं। – उत्तार-गोलार्द्ध में यह हवा…

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