Eratosthenes

Bhuj, India

June 2013

Bhuj - Gujrat India Kutch Amateur Astronomers Club 23°16’N 69°46’E
Date Gnomon Shadow Angle
june 20th 140 cm 3.5 cm 1°25’ = 1.432°
june 20th 230 cm 5.5 cm 1°22’ = 1.37°
june 20th 160 cm 4.5 cm 1°36’ = 1.611°

Mr. Manan Thacker Teacher of the School and member of KAAC guides the Students.

Students measured the Shadow at noon in the School Village Traya

Date of the Experiment: 20-06-2013
Place of the Experiment : Traya Primary School. at Village Traya Ta.(Block) Bhuj Dist: Kutch State: Gujarat
Lat. 23-16-17.6 N
Long. 69-45-31.5

No. Participant Students : 12 with 3 Group

Duration of The Experiment : 12.15 pm to 1.15 Pm

Experiment going on Cygnus Astronomy club at Derdi by KAAC member Dilip Devmurari

Result
Group 1 Aary bhatt
Height of the Stick : 140Cm
Length of the Shortest Shadow : 3.5 Cm at 12.55

Group 2 Vikram Sarabhai Group
Height of the Stick : 230Cm
Length of the Shortest Shadow : 5.5 Cm at 12.55

Group 3 Homi Bhabha Group
Height of the Stick : 160Cm
Length of the Shortest Shadow : 4.5 Cm at 12.55

Name of the Students

Group 1
Sonara Bhavesh Rajubhai
Sonara Ritesh Rameshbhai
Sonara Lalji Rakhyabhai
Bakutra Keval dhanjibhai

Group 2
Baradiya Sumit Dhanjibhai
Baradiya Vikas Shambhubhai
Baradiya Lalji Arjanbhai
Baradiya Kishan Ravjibhai

Group 3
Bakutra Kalpesh Ramjibhai
Ohniya Vinod Maganbhai
Sonara Manjuben Shambhubhai
Mangaliya Hinaben Pethabhai

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