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Brass sextants are widely used in navigation as well as decorative items. Sextant is a very important instrument for navigating at sea that can also be used in astronomy. It is used to measure the angle between two far away objects. Most often these objects are the sun and the horizon, or the pole star and the horizon. Sometimes the angle between the horizon and stars or the moon can also be measured with a sextant. Sextants are usually made of metals, plastic and wood. Brass ia a very popular material used in the making of sextants. Brass sextants are polished to a high-luster finish.
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