ETA

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ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival)

2018-10-13T23:51:17+00:00September 16th, 2018|Question of the Week|

Near Coastal and Celestial examinations for deck licenses will often include an ETA (Estimated Time of Arrival) problem. The more interesting of this type are trans-Pacific crossing the International Date Line. The trick to these problems is not to think — not to think about the Date Line or the date or the direction of travel.  Instead, translate all times (departure, elapsed and arrival) through Greenwich.For example: Here is a [...]