By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
It is possible to find your direction at night by the moon (if you can see it).
Whether you’re lost, or navigating by night, there are ways to discover the general compass rose, North-South-East-West by using the moon.
These basic principles relate to the northern hemisphere. For the southern hemisphere, the north and south compass points will be opposite.
Since we know that the reason we can see the moon’s light at night is because it reflects the light of the sun, this relationship of the moon to the sun can help us use moonlight to determine general direction.
Similar to the sun, the moon will appear to generally (roughly) move in a east to west direction as it moves across the night sky. This method will take….Continue reading at Modern Survival Blog: Find Your Direction By The Moon