UW-Milwaukee Department of Mathematical Sciences presents,
Mr. Steven Schwengels;
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Friday September 18, 2015
2:00pm in EMS E495
**Light Refreshments will be served beginning at 1:30pm in EMS E424A**
Celestial Navigation “The Fix”
Before GPS, navigators used celestial observations to correct their assumed position in longitude and latitude. I will develop the laws of sines and cosines on a sphere and the mathematics used to find “The Fix”.