Rama Yantra PDF Print E-mail
Written by Yogesh Soman   
Sunday, 26 March 2006 01:10

The Rama Yantra is a cylindrical structure in two complementary halves that measure the azimuth and altitude of a celestial object. This instrument is also an invention of Jai Singh. The cylindrical structure of Rama yantra is open at the top, and its height equals its radius. Figure illustrates its principle of operation.

Rama Yantra
Rama Yantra