Compass point to Seconds conversion
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Compass point conversion
Boxing the compass is the action of naming all thirty-two clockwise points of the compass in order. The eight principal winds, eight half-winds and sixteen quarter winds together yield a 32-wind compass rose, with each compass direction point at 11.25° angle from the next.
A second of arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth (1⁄60) of one minute of arc. Since one minute of arc is defined as 1⁄21600 of a rotation, one second of arc is 1⁄1296000 of a rotation.