The Commandant of the Royal Military College, Commodore M.T.J. (Josée) Kurtz (OMM, MSC, CD), gave a presentation to the RMC Astronomy Club on 27 October 2021.
Commodore Kurtz spoke on the topic of celestial navigation, and demonstrated the use of the marine sextant for precision measurement of angles.
A former navigator, the Commandant recalled her time as a junior officer posted on Canadian warships at sea.
The presentation, which took place in historic Currie Hall, was the first of several Astronomy Club events scheduled for 2021-2022