Colloquium: Mr. Steven Schwengels

UW-Milwaukee Department of Mathematical Sciences presents,
Mr. Steven Schwengels;
Senior Lecturer
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”.