Solar and Lunar Eclipse Measurements by Medieval Muslim Astronomers, II: Observations

@article{Said1997SolarAL,
  title={Solar and Lunar Eclipse Measurements by Medieval Muslim Astronomers, II: Observations},
  author={Said S. Said and Francis Richard Stephenson},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1997},
  volume={28},
  pages={29 - 48}
}
Les eclipses solaires et lunaires ont ete observees et mesurees par des astronomes arabes du Moyen Age. Leurs documents et leurs calculs ont ete traduits 
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Les donnees, les techniques d'observation et les remarques de 3 astronomes musulmans du Moyen Age ayant determiner les calculs d'eclipses solaire et lunaire sont discutees
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