Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī’s lunar measurements at the Maragha observatory

  title={Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī’s lunar measurements at the Maragha observatory},
  author={Sahar Mozaffari},
  journal={Archive for History of Exact Sciences},
  • S. Mozaffari
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • Archive for History of Exact Sciences
This paper is a technical study of the systematic observations and computations made by Muḥyī al-Dīn al-Maghribī (d. 1283) at the Maragha observatory (north-western Iran, c. 1259–1320) in order to newly determine the parameters of the Ptolemaic lunar model, as explained in his Talkhīṣ al-majisṭī, “Compendium of the Almagest.” He used three lunar eclipses on March 7, 1262, April 7, 1270, and January 24, 1274, in order to measure the lunar epicycle radius and mean motions; an observation on April… 
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    Archive for History of Exact Sciences
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