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known as Habash al-Hasib (“the computer”), who wrote on astronomy and astronomical instruments.
Johann Müller, alias Regiomontanus
astronomers, notably Abul-Wefa, al-Battani, Aryabhata, and.
Muslim Observatories
Most eminent Muslim astronomers include Al-Battani, al-Sufi, al-Biruni, and Ibn Yunus.
History of Islamic Science
the West: Jabir ibn Haiyan, al-Kindi, al-Khwarizmi, al-Fargani, al-Razi, Thabit ibn.
UNMOVIC IAEA Press Statement on Inspection Activities in Iraq

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Optics and optimism: An inventor in Okara
By Owais Jafri Al Battani would be proud. The 9th Century astronomer, who determined the length of the solar year, was also a skilled maker of astronomical instruments and gave us a blueprint of the sundial.
Muslim scientists: On the shoulders of giants
WORKS: Al Battani, like his father Al Hattani, was skilled in making astronomical instruments. His major work is the 57-chapter Kitab-al-Zij, in which he determines the length of the solar year as being 365 days, 5 hours, 46 minutes and 24 seconds.
Youth urged to aim beyond the sky
Abu Dhabi: The world is witnessing a golden age of space exploration which could not be achieved without the discoveries of Arab scientists such as Al Battani, Ibn Al Haytham, Al Khawarizmi, Al Idrisi and others, said Dr Charles Elachi on Sunday.

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Muḥammad ibn Jābir al-Ḥarrānī al-Battānī - Wikipedia, the free
Name, Battani, Muhammad Jabir Harrani.
Al-Battani biography
Al-Battani is sometimes known by a latinised version of his name, variants being Albategnius, Albategni or Albatenius.
Al-Battani summary
Al-Battani or Albategnius was an Islamic astronomer and mathematician.
Philosophers : al-Battani
Abu Abdallah Muhammad Ibn Jabir Ibn Sinan al-Battani al-Harrani was born around 858 A.D.
al-Battani (Arab astronomer and mathematician) -- Britannica Online
al-Battani (Arab astronomer and mathematician), c.

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