Two Star Tables from Muslim Spain

  title={Two Star Tables from Muslim Spain},
  author={P. Kunitzsch},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  pages={192 - 201}
  • P. Kunitzsch
  • Published 1980
  • Geography
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
I On ff. 1'-75' our MS. shows a version in eighty chapters of the treatise by Azarquiel (d. AD 1100) on the universal astrolabe invented by him, generally known as al-safiha al-zarqiiliya (Azafea). 2 The treatise is accompanied, on f. \2vb, by a table of twenty-nine stars with ecliptical coordinates intended to be marked on the instrument. In a note on f.lOr,I4-lOv,1 the author explicitly states that he has computed the coordinates of these stars for his present time, 459 H = AD 1066/7, by… Expand
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