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Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme in Science INDIAN CALENDARS
 

Summary: 1
Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme in Science
(UROPS)
INDIAN CALENDARS:
COMPARING THE SURYA SIDDHANTA AND
THE ASTRONOMICAL EPHEMERIS
CHIA DAPHNE
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR HELMER ASLAKSEN
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
SEMESTER II 2000/2001
2
CONTENT Page
Introduction 3
1.Basic facts about astronomy 4
1.1The ecliptic, celestial equator and equinoxes 4
1.2 Precession of the equinoxes 5
1.3 Measuring a solar year 6
2. The workings of the Indian solar and lunisolar calendars 8
2.1 The Indian solar calendars 8

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics