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Al-Sufi Astronomy Night 2014


Al-Sufi Astronomy Night 2014 at ZamZama Park, DHA, Karachi.

The event is dedicated in the name of famous Muslim Astronomer Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi عبدالرحمن صوفی - He was from Shiraz, Iran and lived from 903 to 986 AD - and he is known in the west as Azophi; the lunar crater Azophi and the minor planet 12621 Alsufi are named after him. Al-Sufi published his famous Book of Fixed Stars in 964, describing much of his work, both in textual descriptions and pictures.

Event Details

Date: 6th April 2014 (Sunday)
Timings: 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Venue: Zamzama Park, DHA, Karachi
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