noon sight

noon sight

[′nün ‚sīt]
(navigation)
Measurement of the altitude of the sun at local apparent noon.
The altitude so measured.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Both the captain and mate worked out the position on a Sumner line, and agreed, and at noon agreed again, and verified the morning sights by the noon sights.
The navigator's traditional Noon Sight will be discussed and the procedures will be explained and demonstrated.
We will learn about the two types of Sights that we will be doing our cruise, the Noon Sight, and a Polaris Sight.