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Nagpur

IAGA CODE: 
NGP
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Geographic Location: 
Lat(°N): 
21.14
Long(°E): 
79.04
Geomagnetic Location: 
Lat(°N): 
12.51
Long(°E): 
153.22
Magnetometers: 
Variation Recordings: 
Suspended Tri-axial Fluxgate Magnetometer. Type - FGE
Absolute Measurements: 
DI-Flux Magnetometer, Overhauser Effect Proton Scalar Magnetometer, GEM System, Type - GSM-90, Proton Precession Magnetometer - IIG make.
Staff at Observatory: 
Mr. B. Laxman (Officer - In - Charge)
Address: 
Magnetic Observatory Nagpur, Opp.High Land Drive Road, Nr.University Guest House, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Nagpur M.O. (1991) is located in central part of India. For understanding the complexities of equatorial electrojet feature, a control station outside its influence, but having similar variations caused by distant (magnetospheric) currents become crucial. In the study of paleomagnetism, the ancient poles were reduced to the latitude and longitude of a central place in the country.