The classic navigation instrument used by the great explorers and conquerors is still part of the basic equipment of every ocean-going ship even after the introduction of satellite positioning (GPS). Seafarers, astronomers and collectors appreciate its classic beauty and its accuracy in determining position.
The AstroMedia sextant is fully functional with a measuring accuracy of approx. 5 arc minutes and offers an ideal introduction to astronavigation.
2 pre-cut cardboard sheets in A4 format made of 1mm thick cardboard (print in black and gold)
2 stainless steel brilliant mirrors
1 solar filter
detailed instructions and explanation.