Abu Abdallah Mohammad ibn Jabir Al-Battani

about 868 - 929

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Al-Battani or Albategnius was an Islamic astronomer and mathematician. He made important accurate measurements of the stars, moon and planets. His measurements and methods were used by later astronomers.
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