Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī

Astronomer

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Who is Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī?

Abū al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad ibn Kathīr al-Farghānī. also known as Alfraganus in the West, was an Arab or Persian Sunni Muslim astronomer, and one of the most famous astronomers in 9th century. The crater Alfraganus on the Moon is named after him.

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Also known as
  • Ebu el-Abbas Ahmed bin Muhammed bin Kesir el-Fergani
  • Ahmet Fergani
Religion
  • Islam
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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