Before the invention of the compass , sailors used star to find directions. In what ways is the use of compass better?

first they used loadstone but it was a stone so it was difficult to get it but compass is same as load stone and we can get it in shop
 
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as you say before they used stars and locating stars were confusing but in the case of compss it is very easy to locate directions so copasses  are better.
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Stars were very helpful in finding directions at night but at day-time we can not use stars to find direction. So a magnet or compass are better in finding directions at day and even at night.
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Because compass give accurate direction.
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In the day,finding stars were difficult so people had to wait until night to see the direction.Therefore,with the compass,we can find directions even during the day.
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Because is light in weight than lodestone and is portable
 
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the people used the sun as the sun rises at the east and sets at west. later they used the sundial
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compass can be useful for finding the sailors destination as they didn't have Global Positioning System , stars were also not there in the days so the sailors cannot find the right direction , so the sailors used compass.
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