To Seek Far: Jai Singh’s Dream
To Seek Far: Amid the political chaos of 18th-century India, a great ruler brought the order of the skies down to earth. His giant instruments allowed for precise measurements of stars, planets, and the passage of time—and his observatories still stand today!
This film is part of the One Sky Project. Each short film represents the perspective of a different culture or Indigenous society from around the globe. Each film stands alone as a short story or in combination as a longer narrative — organized around themes of "Finding Patterns" and developing tools, or as we say, "To Seek Far."
This is released under Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0).
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Download the flat version of this film here.Credit:
One Sky Project/SG360/TMT/‘Imiloa/CalAcademy/NSF's NOIRLab