A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: David Pike
Date: 2023 Aug 25, 12:52 -0700
Brian Walton You wrote: A total eclipse of the sun is also regarded as night, and lights must be fitted and switched on if flying during the minute or so this lasts...
Would you see the stars during such a period? Asking for a friend. Flying westwards you might get a fix in. My only eclipse was a partial one. It remained quite light, and you could even fit what was left of the Sun in the graticule.