Ulugh BegLEARN MORE
Ulugh Beg was a Timurid ruler as well as an astronomer, mathematician. His primary interest was in the...
Figure 1: An Armillary sphere (dhât al-halaq) located at the Istanbul Observatory founded by Taqi al-Din al-Rasid. Shahinshahnâme, Istanbul University Library, F. 1404.
The Observation WellLEARN MORE
Observation wells received much historical interest relating to observatories. In this article Prof. Aydin...
Figure 1: Eclipse diagram for Greenwich Mean Time, February 21, 2008 (Source).
Arabic Eclipse Records Bring Light to Scientific Analysis of the Earth's RotationLEARN MORE
A total eclipse of the Moon occurs during the night of Wednesday, February 20/21, 2008. The entire event is...
Figure 1: Cover page of the book.
A Treasure of World Heritage: Islamic Manuscripts in the Kandilli ObservatoryLEARN MORE
This is a review of a book bringing to light a collection of about 1300 Islamic scientific manuscripts on...
The Scholars of SamarkandLEARN MORE
Samarkand contributed in particular to the progress of science in astronomy through its observatory. Some of...