Supernova SN 1006 in two historic Yemeni reports

@article{Rada2015SupernovaS1,
  title={Supernova SN 1006 in two historic Yemeni reports},
  author={Wafiq Rada and R. Neuhaeuser},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2015}
}
  • Wafiq Rada, R. Neuhaeuser
  • Published 2015
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
  • We present two Arabic texts of historic observations of supernova SN 1006 from Yemen as reported by al-Yamani and Ibn al-Dayba (14th to 16th century AD). An English translation of the report by the latter was given before (Stephenson & Green 2002), but the original Arabic text was not yet published. In addition, we present for the first time the earlier report, also from Yemen, namely by al-Yamani in its original Arabic and with our English translation. It is quite obvious that the report by… CONTINUE READING

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