SŻrya-Siddh‚nta: A Text-book of Hindu Astronomy

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Phanindralal Gangooly
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1989 - Astronomy, Hindu - 409 pages
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The oldest and most important treaitse of the post-Christian period on Indian Astronomy that has come down to us is the Surya Siddhanta consisting 14 chapters written in slokas. Alberuni says that Lata was the author of this work. According to the introductory verses Surya the sun-god revealed it to Asura Maya in the city of Romaka.
  

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Данная книга является лучшим переводом Сурйа-Сиддханты - одним из авторитетнейших трактатов по индийской астрономии.

Contents

Introduction
vii
Life of Rev E Burgess
lii
Direction Place Time
113
Eclipses Lunar Eclipse
143
Parallax in a Solar Eclipse
161
Projection of Eclipses
178
Planetary Conjunctions
187
Asterisms
202
Certain Malignant Aspects of the Sun and Moon
273
Occurrence or nonoccurrence of the above 1920
279
Armillary Sphere and Other Instruments
298
Different Modes of Reckoning Time
310
Additional Notes and Tables
321
Calculation of Eclipses 392a
393
General Index
399
True Places of Planets
403

Heliacal Risings and Settings
255

Common terms and phrases

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