Star Finder and Identifier

Made:
1942
Star Finder and Identifier

Star Finder and Identifier
Science Museum Group
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Royal Air Force 1939-1945 issue Star Identifier AN1 navigation aid.

Object includes black vinyl case, instruction sheet, base chart and seven clear overlay charts. Published by the Hydrographic Office, Washington DC.

Used in conjunction with an almanac to identify the stars and plot the position of planets.

Details

Category:
Aeronautics
Object Number:
Y2001.367
Materials:
acetate, paper (fibre product) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
case: 245 mm,
type:
navigational instrument