How to navigate using the Moon Page 6

Full Moon Rising

I have just been watching a beautiful full moon rising above the trees in the east. It was shrouded in layers of cirrostratus for a few minutes, but then rose above them. In winter full moons rise north of east, in summer they rise south of east. They rise further…

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Not Quite Full Moon Rising

Another very enjoyable Beginner's Guide to Natural Navigation course at West Dean College on Saturday. There were sailors, walkers, a forager and an army officer among the ever-varied student backgrounds. My thanks to all for coming. Last night, shortly after 10.30, I took this photograph of the moon rising above…

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