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Who invented the Almucantar quadrant ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 26 Nov '12 03:48 pm
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Almucantar quadrant, invented in the medieval Islamic world. It employed the use of trigonometry. The term "almucantar" is itself derived from Arabic.
Astronomical sextant by Abu-Mahmud al-Khujandi in Ray, Iran in 994.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 26 Nov '12 03:49 pm

 
  
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Almucantar quadrant: Invented in the medieval Islamic world. It employed the use of trigonometry. The term "almucantar" is itself derived from Arabic
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Answered by anil garg, 26 Nov '12 05:14 pm

 
  
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