Of [the two objects] the Sun and the Moon, when [the magnitude of the declination of] one is decreasing and the other is increasing steadily, and when the [magnitudes of] the Rsines of their declinations become equal, then it is vyatīpāta and not otherwise; [The same is called] vaidhṙta if the ayanas are the same and lāta when the hemispheres are the same.


Sine sinI Maximum Inclination Daily Motion Angular Diameter Vernal Equinox 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT BombayCell for Indian Science and Technology in SanskritPowaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of MadrasChennaiIndia

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