Classical Astronomy in India — An Overview

  • S. Balachandra Rao


In the present chapter, an attempt is made to survey, though briefly, the development of and contribution to astronomy through the ages — from the Vedic period up to the colonial period. Some significant contributions are highlighted.


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  1. 1.Gandhi Centre of Science and Human ValuesBangaloreIndia

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