References for Al-Battani


  1. W Hartner, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    See THIS LINK.
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/biography/al-Battani

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  3. Al-Battani, Encylopedia of Islam (Leiden, 1960).

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  4. P Kunitzsch, New light on al-Battani's Zij, Centaurus 18 (1973/74), 270-274.
  5. Y Maeyama, Determination of the Sun's orbit (Hipparchus, Ptolemy, al-Battani, Copernicus, Tycho Brahe), Arch. Hist. Exact Sci. 53 (1) (1998), 1-49.
  6. K Maghout, al-Battani : un grand astronome et mathématicien arabe, Bull. Études Orient. 41(42) (1989/90), 55-58.
  7. F J Ragep, Al-Battani, cosmology, and the early history of trepidation in Islam, in From Baghdad to Barcelona, Zaragoza, 1993 I, II (Barcelona, 1996), 267-298.
  8. N Swerdlow, Al-Battani 's determination of the solar distance, Centaurus 17 (2) (1972), 97-105.