The Rôle of Observations in Ancient and Medieval Astronomy

@article{Hartner1977TheRO,
  title={The R{\^o}le of Observations in Ancient and Medieval Astronomy},
  author={W. Hartner},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  year={1977},
  volume={8},
  pages={1 - 11}
}
  • W. Hartner
  • Published 1977
  • History
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
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