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Islamic Contributions to Astronomy by Mind Map: Islamic Contributions to Astronomy
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Islamic Contributions to Astronomy

Why Muslims think astronomy is interesting.

Muslims use a lunar calendar

Muslims use the sun to figure out when to pray

Muslims used astronomy to amplify their belief that Allah has planned everything

Geography played a role in Muslim Astronomy

Muslims are required to know geography because they must pray in the position of the Kaaba and Mecca

The advancement of Technology

Muslims built many observatories

Muslims might have even helped in the perfecting of the telescope

Muslims also revived ancient astronomy concepts

Abu Ja'far was the first Caliph to pay translators

Payed translators to translate the works of Euclid, Archimedes, and Ptolemy as well as other Greek scientists