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Ram Yantra at Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

Posted Date: 11 Aug 2016     Posted by: Naresh Kumar Behera  
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Ram Yantra at Jantar Mantar, Jaipur

The Ram yantra measures the local coordinates of altitude and azimuth of a celestial object. When the shadow falls at the top of the wall of the Ram yantra, the altitude of the Sun is zero; when the shadow is at the junction between the wall and the floor, the altitude of the Sun in 45 degrees.