Pacific Ocean Weather vs. Atlantic Ocean Weather, How to Measure Latitude and Longitude, the Level of Accuracy Needed to Calculate Longitude, the Reason Telescopes are Placed Within Deserts, Navigating Using the Constellation of Orion, and the Memory Trick to Remember How to Navigate Via the Constellation of Orion

The weather over the Pacific Ocean is often clear allowing sailors to sail for weeks whilst the weather over the Atlantic, specifically the North Atlantic, is predominantly cloudy. Latitude is accurately found by measuring the distance between Polaris and the horizon. Longitude is more difficult to determine as the world is turning constantly which makes stars constantly appear in different positions. If an observer knows the time of 2 different places, or has a clock with them, they can create ...

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