time sight

time sight

[′tīm ‚sīt]
(navigation)
A common method for determining longitude by celestial observations; these observations are reduced by solving the navigational triangle for meridian angle and require known or assumed values for altitude, latitude, and declination; the meridian angle is converted to local hour angle and compared with Greenwich hour angle, and the latter is read from astronomical tables.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Must try : While January to April used be the best time sight dolphins and whales in and around the waters of Maldives, due to the changes in the weather patterns, you now get a chance to see the playful mammals well into summer months.
If treated in time sight can be preserved in most of the cases.
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"By the time sight starts to become blurred the damage is done, and eventually it will rob you of your eye sight.
Close encounters, first time sights, just about every aspect of human/natural world contact.