Constructing a distance piece according to the Lambu Kilometer and the Atichinna  Kilometer Scale.

The difference in length between 1 Lambu mm and 1mm is as shown above, only about a maximum of 0.2 %, so while constructing a distance piece we can ignore 0.2 % (i.e. 0.002 mm) of a mm. We therefore take a circumference of the dial as 100 mm ¸ p = 31.83 mm  diameter (see fig-30 (B)).  We first divide the 100-mm circumference into 20 Basics such that each part equals 5 mm., so that we have 20 Basics x 5 mm = 100 mm.

EQUATOR MOVEMENT               NEEDLE  MOVEMENT

Eq                                                B

40,000 L km                                        100 mm

*  2,000 L km                                      5 mm    (40,000 ¸20 = 2000 &100 ¸ 20 = 5)

400 L km                                        1 mm    (2000 ¸ 5 = 400 & 5 ¸ 5 =1)

EQUATOR MOVEMENT               NEEDLE MOVEMENT

Eq                                                   R

2,000 L km                                        100 mm

100 L km                                          5 mm     (2,000 ¸ 20 = 100 & 100 ¸ 20 = 5)

20 L km                                          1 mm     (100 ¸ 5 = 20 & 5 ¸ 5 = 1)

EQUATOR MOVEMENT               NEEDLE  MOVEMENT

Eq                                                P

20 L km                                             100 mm

1 L km                                               5 mm      (20 ¸ 20 = 1 & 100 ¸ 20 = 5)

0.2 L km  (200 meters)                       1  mm      (1 ¸ 5 = 0.2 & 5 ¸ 5 = 1)

*1 Basic = 2,000 Lambu Kilometer.

Reasons for choosing Atichinna kilometers :

20 Basics of the Atichinna kilometers are closer to the 24 divisions of the Chotu kilometers. Further, the 100 Ranges and 100 portions of the Atichinna Kilometer are metric.This makes calculations with the Atichinna Kilometer easier. Also although Chinna Kilometers have a scale of   10 x 100 x 100, which is purely metric as the big Basic divisions are 10.  The Atichinna has the advantage of having a scale for the Basic as being 2 x 10.  There is no such thing as “time”: - however, two parts of the revolution of the Earth’s Equator are the bright part and the dark part, as the Earth transits in front and away from the sun. As such, the 2 parts of the Atichinna kilometers indicate both the bright and the dark parts of the Earth’s Equator as it revolves in front of the Sun.

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