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A quadrant is an instrument that is used to measure angles up to 90Â°. They can be used for a number of purposes but one design, the Davis quadrant is a compact, framed instrument used by navigators for measuring the altitude of an astronomical object.

Q: Is a quadrant a navigation instrument?

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Celestial navigation.

a compass and a quadrant which aligned the stars.

the instruments in navigation are gps's, kamals, sextants, cross staff, back staff, mariners astrolabe, quadrant, and octants :)

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GPS Historically, the quadrant, and later the sextant were used to measure longitude.

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A quadrant was (and still is) an instrument that is used to measure angles up to 90°. It was first used by Ptolemy, the Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer and astrologer. He introduced the quadrant as a better kind astrolabe and instrument used by astrologers and navigators locating and predicting the positions of the stars, determining local time and local latitude and for surveying and triangulation.

Astrolabe.

His Navigation tools were the magnetic compass,the log,the lead line,the quadrant or ustrolube, and dead reckoning.

A similar but smaller instrument called the octant. The octant was one eighth ("octo" is latin for eight) of a circle, while a sextant ("sextus" is Latin for "six") is one sixth of a circle. An even earlier instrument was called a quadrant. Enter your guesses as to how big a "quadrant" is in the Discussion area!

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