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Welcome to HM Nautical Almanac Office

About Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office ...

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⚫ Mission

To disseminate reliable, high quality astronomical and celestial navigation data worldwide to support the needs of our customers.

⚫ Purpose

Provision of almanacs and software for Celestial Navigation, Astronomy, Space Sciences, Geodesy and Surveying to the widest range of users from mariners at sea to the general public, military customers to historical researchers and religious groups to the legal profession and the Police.

⚫ Development

To remain at the forefront of computational astronomy and celestial navigation. To provide our customers with astronomical data in the most appropriate, contemporary manner possible, from traditional paper publications through to the latest developments in digital products, web applications and electronic media. To develop tools to address the navigational needs of autonomous vessels and shipping travelling in GPS-denied environments.

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