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“Around this a circle is drawn with a cord of twice the height of the gnomon, by
fixing one end of it to its base and carrying the other around it. Points are marked
in the circumference where the shadow of the gnomon projects, both in the ...
... as follows: The place where the shadow of the gnomon projects, on two
successive days at the same hour, being marked, the difference between those
two days, is taken as the variation of the shadow for sixty ghaticas or twenty-four
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Ram Raz: Essay on the Architecture of the Hindús / by Rám Ráz. - London : Parker, 1834. - xiv, 64 S. : Ill. - (Oriental Translation Fund) Die bibliographische Beschreibung im Haupteintrag ist unzureichend und irreführend.