A Survey of Islamic Astronomical Tables

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American Philosophical Society, 1956 - Astronomy - 55 pages
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Page 52 - Browne. Completed and edited with a memoir of the author and a bibliography of his writings by RA Nicholson.
Page 52 - Catalogue of the Arabic and Persian MSS. in the Oriental Public Library, Bankipore.
Page 22 - The instant at which the sun crosses the vernal equinoctial point is called year-transfer (tahwll as-sina) and was considered to be of great significance. Even to the present in Iran the situation of the individual at the moment of transfer is supposed to affect his destiny through the corning year.
Page 1 - A zlj consists essentially of the numerical tables and accompanying explanation sufficient to enable the practising astronomer, or astrologer, to solve all the standard problems of his profession, ie to measure time and to compute planetary and stellar positions, appearance, and eclipses.
Page 53 - Burgess, E., Translation of the SuryaSiddhanta, a textbook of Hindu astronomy .... reprinted from the edition of 1860, Univ. of Calcutta, 1935.
Page 4 - Beg's observatory, under the auspices of the Academy of Sciences of the Uzbek SSR (GAL, vol.
Page 26 - Hindu Astronomy at Newminster in 1428," Annals of Science, vol. 8, 1952, pp. 221-228.
Page 18 - Al-Kashi's Iteration Method for the Determination of Sin 1,
Page 32 - This zij also contains the Almagest table of solar and lunar parallax in the altitude circle.
Page 25 - Persian influence, all the information is consistent, and this parameter can be accepted as well attested.