John Andrews, ZL2HD will talk about astronavigation and how the chronometer was key to James Cook's voyages. Cook was a leading navigator of his time and was given one of Harrision's Chronometers in order to test it. Cook has been quoted as saying have one chronometer or three, but never two!
Following that will be a fun quiz (no, not the Amateur exam this time) with prizes.
Date: Thursday 23 February 2017
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Tawa Community Centre