The statement shows that Vyasa was the contemporary of the war between Pandavas and Kauravas and he wrote the history of the war. Please note that Pandavas used Lunar years, while Kauravas used Soiaryears. Motion I! Considering the above fallacy we can say that the full Moon might have been in Hasta but still Vyasa called the month as Magha instead of Phalguna and prepared a riddle. This shows that the Sun has receded back by 18' due to the precession at the rate of 72 years per degree. Chandragupta Maurya BC 32 years. The Mahabharata has never mentioned the beginning of Kaliyuga anywhere, even at the time of Krsna's death.
Shrinivas Raghavan, Mr.
The Scientific Dating of the Mahabharata War - P V Vartak
Maharashtra, India. Nevertheless, it seems that the nodes are switched and the following passage confirms this. So it is evident that the Mahabharata was written and published after the death of Pariksit, the son of Abhimanyu. So Vyasa must have seen Uranus with his own eyes. Purva Phalguni is the actual Nirayana position where the Saturn was situated. The ancient scriptures of the Mahabharata speak of a rare astronomical phenomenon which is the sighting of two successive eclipses with only a 13 day interval between them.