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al- Zarqali

(d. 1100)


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(d. 1100) Spanish-Islamic astronomer who discovered that the motion of the Sun’s apogee (one degree every 279 years) differed from the motion in precession, and devised a solar model to account for the apogee’s motion.

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Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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