Solar Physics

, Volume 206, Issue 1, pp 209–211 | Cite as

Evidence for a sunspot in A.D. 939 in an Arabian Source

  • J.M. Vaquero
  • M.C. Gallego


It is the purpose of this paper to present evidence concerning the appearance of a sunspot in A.D. 939 observed by Arabs from the Iberian Peninsula. The sunspot record appears in the Arab source known as al-Muqtabis V.


Iberian Peninsula Present Evidence Sunspot Record Arab Source 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J.M. Vaquero
    • 1
  • M.C. Gallego
    • 2
  1. 1.Escuela Politécnica, Departamento de FísicaUniversidad de ExtremaduraCáceresSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de FísicaUniversidad de ExtremaduraBadajozSpain

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