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Celestial mirror : the astronomical observatories of jai singh ii

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First edition.

"Celestial Mirror is a photographic book about India's 18th-century astronomy observatories, popularly known as the Jantar Mantars. Jai Singh's observatories are an extraordinary combination of architecture and science, putting elements of astronomy, astrology, and geometry into architectural forms of exotic beauty. The book draws on author Perlus' extensive work in panoramic photography to create an immersive experience for the reader. The book also includes an introduction to Indian astronomy by conservation architect and scholar Anisha Shekhar Mukherji"--

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Palmyra Community Library 522.1544 PER (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52127300431812
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