Astronomy Without Telescopes

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Jantar Mantar, a monument located in Jaipur, Rajasthan, north of India, is an observatory that allows you to observe the movement of celestial bodies with your naked eye. Right, no telescopes or gadgets needed to see the spectacular movements of heavenly bodies.

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Built in the 18th century, this is proof of India’s advanced ancient civilization. There are nineteen instruments in Jantar Mantar used to measure time or predict eclipses or even determine celestial altitude.

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If you feel like feeding your astronomical curiosity, visit Jantar Mantar. It’s open from 9am to 4:30pm.

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