Biography of Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi

Summary biography of Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (Ravy, 903 – id., 986) Persian astronomer. ElLibro wrote of the fixed stars, illustrated with beautiful pictures, one of the masterpieces of Islamic astronomy. This table of coordinates and is the only stellar magnitudes uranography drafted between Ptolemy (Almagest) and Argelander (Bonner Durchmusterung). Losensayos | Via Biographies and […]
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Biography of Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi
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October 5, 2012

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