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CONTENTS Page tion of the lunar horns 190-193-Time of moonrise on the g full moon day 193-Duration of the Moon's visibility during the night, or time of moonrise 194-96-Time of meridian passage of the Moon 197-Moon's meridian zenith distance 198-Elevation of the horns of the half-risen or halfset Moon 198-Procedure to be adopted in the case of the planets 198-Heliacal visibility of the planets 199-200Minimum distances of the planets from the Sun at which they become visible 199-Conjunction of planets 200-204. Chapter VII. ASTRONOMICAL CONSTANTS 205 Constants under the sunrise day-reckoning: Revolutionnumbers, intercalary months, omitted lunar days, and civil days in a yuga 205-Inclinations of orbits, longitudes of ascending nodes and apogees, and manda and sighra epicycles of the planets; methods for finding the celestial latitude and manda and sighra anomalies of a planet 206-Method for finding the bahuphala and kotiphala, etc., without using the Rsine-difference table 207-Circle of the sky and orbits of the planets 210. Constants under the midnight day-reckoning: Civil days, omitted lunar days, and revolution-numbers of Mercury and Jupiter in a yuga; diameters of the Earth, Sun, and Moon; mean distances of the Sun and Moon; and longitudes of the apogees of the planets211-Manda and sighra epicycles and manda and sighrapatas of the planets 212-Methods for finding the celestial latitude and the truemean longitude of a planet; Circle of the sky and orbits of the planets 213. Chapter VIII. EXAMPLES 24 Quotations from the Maha-Bhaskariya in later works. 226 Glossary of terms used in the Maha-Bhaskariya 230