Astronomy in the Service of Islam

@inproceedings{King1993AstronomyIT,
  title={Astronomy in the Service of Islam},
  author={D. A. King},
  year={1993}
}
Contents: Preface: General Survey: Science in the service of religion: the case of Islam Lunar Crescent Visibility and the Regulation of the Islamic Calendar: Some early Islamic tables for determining lunar crescent visibility Ibn Yunus on lunar crescent visibility Lunar crescent visibility predictions in medieval Islamic ephemerides Astronomical Timekeeping and the Regulation of the Times of Islamic Prayer: Mikat: astronomical timekeeping Universal solutions in Islamic astronomy Universal… Expand