The zodiac according to Indian Astrology comprises of 360 degrees. There are 27 Nakshatras or constellations in it. Therefore, the value of each constellation is 13 degrees and 20 minutes when measured from the fixed initial point. Each Nakshtra is divided in padas or charan, every Nakshtra has 4 padas or charan. These 27 Nakshatras (constellations) complete the entire circle of 360 degrees of the zodiac.