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Undergraduate Research Opportunity Programme in Science
 

Summary: Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Programme in Science
Lunar Visibility
and
the Islamic Calendar
LEONG WEN XIN
SUPERVISOR
HELMER ASLAKSEN
Department of Mathematics
National University of Singapore
Semester II, 2000/2001
1
Contents
1 Introduction 3
1.1 Basic Calendrical Concepts 3
1.1.1 The Earth and the Seasonal Markers 3
1.1.2 The Coordinate Systems 4
1.1.3 The Basic Quantity 5
1.1.4 The Spherical Trigonometry 6
1.1.3 The Moon, Conjunction and Crescent Visibility 7

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics