Al-Khwārizmī and annular solar eclipse

  • Hamid-Reza Giahi Yazdi


Solar Eclipse Central Path Angular Diameter Total Solar Eclipse Apparent Diameter 
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  1. 1.History of Science DepartmentEncyclopaedia Islamica FoundationTehranIran

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