Particle CELESTIAL NAVIGATION INFORMATION NETWORK What could be easier than reckoning the longitude by simply observing the time of sunrise or sunset, or steering by a star? Almost as easy is the finding of latitude at noon. But how about identifying the navigational stars? Recognizing the planets? Accounting for the parallax of the moon? More experienced celestial navigators can use an unknown star shot through a hole in the overcast, shoot planets in broad daylight, predict sunrise underway, and calculate great circle distances. Learn More
'The science of navigation can be taught, but the art of navigation must be developed from experience.' -Nathaniel Bowditch


The Celestial Navigation Information website is a community of members who are interested in the practice of celestial navigation. We feel the science and art of navigation is of fundamental importance on all voyages whether on land, sea, or in the air. We think the celestial way, although ancient in origin, is still the most exciting way to navigate.


Make friends around the world, Learn about different cultures, Enjoy life more! The Celestial Navigation Information Network connects you to people in different countries. … Don’t you think life would be better if you had friends all over the world?


Find people who share your interests, post photos, chat, and enjoy a new, diverse network of friends! Whether you’ve moved to a new town, started a hobby, entered a new phase of life or just want to make some new friends, we make it easy to connect with people who have similar passions to your own.

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Members can create user profiles, have private conversations, make social connections, create and interact in groups, and much more.


Participate in discussion on various celestial navigation topics in our community forums, on a timeless, elegant, and streamlined discussion board.


Our events calendar can help you make sure that people know about all the valuable events happening in your area. Members can list their upcoming workshops/courses and other events.

Resource Center

Browse our reference library of downloadable sight reduction tables, Nautical Almanacs and more.  View instructional videos on celestial navigation and surf celestial navigation websites with our links directory.

Celestial Navigation Blog

Product and Book reviews, editorials and interesting topics related to celestial navigation and traditional way finding.

Classified Ads

Free classified ads for celestial navigation gear and everything else. Find what you’re looking for or create your own ad for free! Free to post an ad, free to browse listings, free to contact sellers. (Coming Soon!)


A GeoDirectory of Celestial Navigation Related Businesses and Services. (Coming Soon!)

Outstanding Support

Technology matters can be complicated. Our experts are on hand to help you with every aspect regarding your questions. We take great pride in sharing our expertise with you and look forward to hearing from you.



Have a question about the Celestial Navigation Information Network?  Please feel free to contact us.  We are happy to help.

Need Support?

We’ll be happy to help you if you need technical support or have any question. Don’t hesitate to contact us via our support ticket system.

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Want to get a feel for the community?  Check out our forums to see what it’s all about.

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