Navigation Sextant Specialists In Australia - Art Classified Ads in Melbourne
Invented in 1730 the sextant is an optical instrument used in navigation. They measure the angle of celestial bodies above the horizon from the observer's position. Knowing the angular elevation of a known star, and the exact time, one can calculate the latitude position of the observer. The sextants we offer below are all high quality instruments made for beginners and experts alike. They are made of polished brass, antique patina brass, aluminum alloy & come with their own display box.