Archive for History of Exact Sciences

, Volume 35, Issue 4, pp 325–328 | Cite as

The motion of the moon in the Romaka Siddhānta

  • George Abraham


Formulae are fitted to the different sets of values, given by the translators, for the equation of centre for the motion of the moon according to the Romaka Siddhānta, as found in the Pañcasiddhāntikā of Varāha Mihira.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Abraham
    • 1
  1. 1.Annanagar, MadrasIndia

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