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Rajkot

IAGA CODE: 
RKT
English
Geographic Location: 
Lat(°N): 
22.29
Long(°E): 
70.74
Geomagnetic Location: 
Lat(°N): 
14.35
Long(°E): 
145.42
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. N.K Gadai (Officer - In - Charge), Mr. Gopalsingh C. Rathod (Stand by Officer - In - Charge)
Address: 
Magnetic Observatory Rajkot, Next to Dept. of Physics, Saurashtra University Campus, Rajkot

Rajkot Magnetic Observatory is established in the year 2007 under the Memorandum of understanding between the Institute and the Saurashtra University Rajkot. After the devastating earthquake in Gujarat on January 26 the, 2001, the Institute has taken up many projects to monitor co-seismic activities in this region. This observatory is serving as base station observatory for the survey in the region.