estimated position


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estimated position

[′es·tə‚mād·əd pə′zish·ən]
(navigation)
The most probable position of a craft determined from incomplete data or data of questionable accuracy.
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In parts (a) in the figures 7 and 8, the + shows the real position of the sensor nodes and the circle shows the estimated position of the sensor nodes.
The estimated position is then generated by manipulating and matching a wireframe overlay of the Earth's coastlines to the acquired Earth image(s).
Now, you can go into the Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation for an assumed latitude and LHA, which is based on your estimated position, and read the expected height (Hc) and bearing (Zn) for the body you are going to shoot.

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