The impact of Al-Battani on European AstronomyLEARN MORE
Al-Battani used the widest variety of instruments: astrolabes, tubes, a gnomon divided into twelve parts, a...
Figure 1: The figure of Ka'ba in Ibn Al-Saffâr's Al-Zîj al-Mukhtasar, Istanbul, Süleymaniye Library, MS Sehit Ali Pasha 2776/2.
Astronomical Observatories in the Classical Islamic CultureLEARN MORE
The modern astronomical observatory as a research institute (as opposed to a private observation post as was...