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Navigation of a ship or aircraft based on measurements of time and the positions of celestial bodies. Also called astronavigation.
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(Navigation) navigation by observation of the positions of the stars. Also called: astronavigation
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navigation by means of observations made of the apparent position of heavenly bodies.
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astronavigation. Also called celo-navigation.See also: Astronomy
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