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Sextant Geopin JohnnyM.'s Sextant Geopin

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Owner:
JohnnyM. Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Released:
Sunday, 22 November 2009
Origin:
Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Recently Spotted:
In the hands of the owner.

This is collectible.

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Current GOAL

To be in small collection of my owner.
I want to travel from event to event with my owner.
You can see me in the hands of JohnnyM. mostly stays in Prague (Czech Republic).

About This Item

JohnnyM.'s Sextant Geopin

The Sextant Geopin™ is a commemoration to the sextant. It also compliments the Sextant Geocoin™. The octant and sextant replaced most of the earlier navigation tools in the late 1700s such as the back staff, mariner's astrolabe, and quadrant. The octant is 1/8 of a circle and a sextant is 1/6 of a circle. The sextant allowed for more range in the degree scale over the octant.

The biggest improvement the sextant made over all other sighting tools (except the octant) is its double reflecting mirrors which eliminated the ocular parallax other tools caused. It also allowed for greater accuracy by having finer degree adjustments.

The sextant design is so universal and accurate that it is still used on ships today as a backup instrument to electrical navigation devices. Even aircraft used these as backups if their avionic systems failed.

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Discovered It 09/01/2019 mediasphere discovered it   Visit Log

Widziane na keszerskim szlaku Spotkaniach Eventach :( Niestety dopiero teraz nadrabiam zaległości Które się namnożyły
Seen on GEOCACHING ROAD :)

Discovered It 08/31/2019 ivans discovered it   Visit Log

Seen during mega-event in Prague, thanks.

Discovered It 07/22/2019 PetjeOp discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered in a yt video 😊 Thanx so much for sharing!

Discovered It 07/13/2019 gégé57 discovered it   Visit Log

Vu dans la video GPS Maze

Discovered It 07/08/2019 jackyannetrott discovered it   Visit Log

Vu dans la vidéo GPS maze de geonord .

Discovered It 07/01/2019 Belugue discovered it   Visit Log

Seen in the video "GPS Maze Europe 2015"on the GeoNord Mega Event site. Thanks for sharing

Discovered It 04/28/2019 Mazurteam discovered it   Visit Log

thx

Discovered It 04/28/2019 Waczurki discovered it   Visit Log

Widziany!

Discovered It 04/28/2019 toporki discovered it   Visit Log

Thanks for showing!

Discovered It 04/17/2019 e1309 discovered it   Visit Log

Danke, dass ich diese Coin heute im virtuellen Showroom entdecken und discovern durfte.

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