Category:Pathani Samanta

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Pathani Samanta 
Indian astronomer
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Date of birth13 December 1835
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Date of death11 June 1904
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Pathani Samant (es); चंद्रशेखरसिंह सामंत (hi); Pathani Samant (de); ପଠାଣି ସାମନ୍ତ (or); Pathani Samanta (en); Pathani Samant (fr); सामंत चंद्रशेखर (mr); Pathani Samanta (nl) astrónomo indio (es); ভারতীয় জ্যোতির্বিদ (bn); astronome indien (fr); India astronoom (et); Indian astronomer (en); אסטרונום הודי (he); Indiaas astronoom (1835-1904) (nl); astrònom indi (ca); astronom indian (ro); عالم فلك هندي (ar); ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜ୍ୟୋତିର୍ବିଦ (or); astronom indian (sq); Indian astronomer (en-ca); astrónomo indio (gl); Indian astronomer (en-gb) Samanta Chandrasekhara, Samanta Chandrasekhara Singha Samanta (en); ସାମନ୍ତ ଚନ୍ଦ୍ରଶେଖର, ସାମନ୍ତ ଚନ୍ଦ୍ରଶେଖର ସିଂହସାମନ୍ତ (or)

Pathani Samanta (Samanta Chandra Sekhara Mahapatra) was an ancient Indian astroscientist from Odisha, India. He was the first person to measure the distance from sun to earth by using a handmade instrument made of bamboo. His findings, observations and research work were published in the form of a book, Sidhanta Darpana.

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