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Who was inventor of the Equatorium ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 26 Nov '12 03:40 pm
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Ab Rayhn al-Brn
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 26 Nov '12 03:43 pm

 
  
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The Equatorium is an Islamic invention from Al-Andalus. The earliest known was probably made around 1015. It is a mechanical device for finding the positions of the Moon, Sun, and planets, without calculation using a geometrical model to represent the celestial body's mean and anomalistic position
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 26 Nov '12 03:42 pm

 
  
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Equatorium by Abu Ishaq Ibrahim al-Zarqali (Arzachel) in Islamic Spain circa 1015.
Planisphere by Abu Rayhan al-Biruni in the 11th century.
Answered by Psycho, 26 Nov '12 03:41 pm

 
  
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