nak.satras

F. Smith fsmith at blue.weeg.uiowa.edu
Mon Mar 17 20:08:43 EST 1997


This year the vernal equinox occurs in aa;sle.sa nak.satra, and the
pit.rpak.sa begins this year on Sept 17 (Bhaadrapada k.r.s.na pratipadaa,
in Uttara Bhaadrapadaa nak.satra. Thanks goes to my trusty Kaalnir.nay
Marathi calendar.

Fred Smith

On Mon, 17 Mar 1997, Edwin F Bryant wrote:

> 
> Can any of the astronomers out there kindly tell me:
> 
> 1) Which nak.satra the vernal equinox presently occurs in?
> 
> 2) Which nak'satra the pit.rpak.sa in the waning half of Bhaadrapadaa
> occurs in (and how many weeks after the summer solstice does this take
> place)?
> 
> Thanks,   Edwin Bryant    Columbia U.
> 
> 





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