(London :  Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.,  1910.)

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 ``` CHAPTER LV. 73 . The circumferences of The distances of the The planets. the spheres of the planets from the planets, reckoned in earth's centre. yojanas. reckoned in yojanas. Moon .... 324,000 51,566 Mercury 1,043,21 ItVVV 166,033 Venus .... 2,664,6323VAy9 424,089 Sun .... 4,331,500-1 690,295 (sic) Mars .... 8,i46,937^ffM- 1,296,624 (!) Jupiter 5i,375,764i¥A-''t 8,176,689 (!) Saturn i27,67i,739Htlf 20,319,542 (!) The Fixed Stars, the^ sun's distance from 1 the earth's centre i being -g^^th of theirs j 259,890,012 41,417,700 (sic) As, now, the minutes of the diameter of the moon stand in the same relation to the minutes of her cir¬ cumference, i.e. 21,600, as the number oi yojanas of the diameter, i.e. 480, to the yojanas of the circumference of the whole sphere, exactly the same method of calculation has been applied to the minutes of the diameter of the sun, which we have found to be equal to 6522 yojancts according to Brahmagupta, and equal to 6480 according to Pulisa. Since Pulisa reckons the minutes of the body of the moon as 32, i.e. a power of 2, he divides this number in order to get the minutes of the bodies of the planets by 2, till he at last gets I. Thus he attributes to the body of Venus -| of 32 minutes, i.e. 16 ; to that of Jupiter ^ of 32 minutes, i.e. 8 ; to that of Mercury ^ of 32 minutes, i.e. 4; to that of Saturn yL of 32 minutes, i.e. 2 ; to that of Mars -^^ of 32 minutes, i.e. i. This precise order seems to have taken his fancy, or he would not have overlooked the fact that the diameter of Venus is, according to observation, not equal to the radius of the moon, nor Mars equal to yV^^ of Venus. The following is the method of the computation of the bodies of sun and moon at every time, based on their distances from the earth, i.e. the true diameter The dia¬ meters of the planets. Page 239. Method for the compu¬ tation of the bodies of sun and moon at any given time. ```