Press Release 05.03.2024: Mainly dry weather over most parts of the country during next 5 days except over Western Himalayan region, where isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall/snowfall likely during night of 05th-07th March, 2024.

Outlook for the Seasonal Temperatures During the Hot Weather Season (March to May) and Monthly Rainfall and Temperatures During March: 2024

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: ग्रीष्म ऋतु (मार्च से मई) के दौरान ऋतुनिष्ठ तापमान और मार्च 2024 के दौरान मासिक वर्षा और तापमान के लि

Current Weather Status and Extended range Forecast for next two weeks (29 Feb-13 March)

Press Release 22-02-2024: Inauguration of Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) at Lansdowne, Uttarakhand

भारत मौसम विज्ञान विभाग का विकास

Evolution of India Meteorological Department

प्रेस विज्ञप्ति: शीतकालीन मौसम (दिसंबर 2023 - फरवरी 2024) के लिए तापमान का दृष्टिकोण और दिसंबर 2023 के दौरान वर्षा और तापमान

Press Release: Outlook for the Temperatures during Winter Season(Dec. 2023- Feb. 2024) and Forecast for the Rainfall and Tempeatures during December 2023

The Indian Astronomical Ephemeris

The Indian Astronomical Ephemeris is published anually by the Positional Astronomy Centre, Kolkata for providing astronomical data to observational astronomers and other users, such as Panchang makers. While astronomical ephemeris with similar data are compiled by seven more countries in the world, the Indian Ephemeris is designed to cater to our particular national requirements.

This book contains about 500 pages, published in only English language and its contents are divided into six parts such as:

  • Part I : TIME, SUN, MOON, PLANETS
  • Part II : STARS
  • Part III : TABLES OF SUNRISE, SUNSET AND MOONRISE, MOONSET
  • Part IV : ECLIPSES AND OCCULTATIONS
  • Part V : ASTRONOMICAL PHENOMENA AND MISCELLANEOUS TABLES
  • Part VI : INDIAN CALENDAR

In accordance with the resolutions adopted by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) at its meeting held in 1976 and 1979 relating to time, reference frame and astronomical constants, the epoch of the standard reference system in this publication is J 2000.5 and the argument of the ephemerides is terrestrial time.

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