Author:Virendra Nath Sharma

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Sawai Jai Singh and His Astronomy

By: Virendra Nath Sharma

Price: $52.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1995

Seller ID: 102638

ISBN: 8120812565

Condition: New


Sawai Jai Singh the statesman astronomer of 18th century India designed astronomical instruments of masonry and stone, built observatories prepared a Zij or a text for astronomical calculations and sent a fact-finding scientific mission to Europe. His high precision instruments were designed to measure time and angles to the very limit of naked eye observing.Printed Pages: 363. View more info