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COMPAS SOLAIRE POLAIRE [1 record]

Record 1 2010-12-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aircraft Piloting and Navigation
  • Flight Instruments and Equipment (Aeroindustry)
DEF

A type of astro compass, designed for use in the Arctic during long periods of twilight, which utilizes the polarization of sunlight in the sky.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Pilotage et navigation aérienne
  • Instruments et équipement de bord (Constructions aéronautiques)

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Pilotaje y navegación aérea
  • Instrumentos y equipo de vuelo (Industria aeronáutica)
DEF

Brújula astronómica que aprovecha la polarización de la luz solar durante los períodos crepusculares del Ártico.

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