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Paper: When Ibn Si̅na̅ Saw Venus on the Disc of the Sun
Volume: 520, Astronomical Heritage of the Middle East
Page: 75
Authors: Kapoor, R.
Abstract: This paper examines the claim by Abu̅ Ali̅ Ibn Si̅na̅ (980–1037 CE), the renowned Persian natural philosopher, mathematician, physician, and author of works on philosophy, sciences and medical treatises, in one of his books that he saw the planet Venus as a spot on the disc of the Sun.
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