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The Surya Siddhanta : A Text Book of Hindu Astronomy

Edited by Phanindralal Gangooly. Translated by Ebenezer Burgess

ISBN 10: 8130712229 / ISBN 13: 9788130712222
Editorial: Cosmo Pub, 2011
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Contents Introduction Life of Rev E Burgess Introductory note 1 Mean motions of planets 2 True places of planets 3 Direction place time 4 Eclipses lunar eclipse 5 Parallax in a solar eclipse 6 Projection of eclipses 7 Planetary conjunctions 8 Asterisms 9 Heliacal risings and settings 10 Moon?s rising and setting and elevation of her cusps 11 Certain Malignant aspects of the sun and moon 12 Cosmogony geography dimensions of creation 13 Armillary sphere and other instruments 14 Different mode of reckoning time Appendix Calculation of eclipses Sanskrit index General indexThis celebrated work on Indian Astronomy by Burgess was first published in the Journal of American Oriental Society Owing to the time thought and patient diligence devoted to the task this translation stands out as a model of research work in the field of Hindu AstronomyThis edition apart from re-printing the original translation also carries an introduction which attempts at tracing the growth and development of the Surya Siddhanta as to its date authorship and methods according to the most recent researches of its writer The work also attempts at showing clearly the independence of the Hindu scientific astronomy of any foreign more specially the Greek source 410 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 98150

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Editorial: Cosmo Pub

Año de publicación: 2011

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