Annapolis Approach, Navigation Silhouettes

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Cinza on July 23, 2009

For old line navigators using a three arm protractor the sunset silhouettes of city features offer good fixes. From the left the water tower at approximately 38.9614° -76.4797° gives a good "cut" for the spire of St. Mary's Church, the Capitol Dome and the Naval Academy Chapel dome. The bright lights at far right are lighting the academy sports fields of Farragut Field.

Without doing the navigation or noting the GPS at the moment the photo's position is only approximate.

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  • Uploaded on July 23, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Cinza
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
    • Taken on 2009/07/18 19:59:37
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/1250)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash