Islamic Astronomy

The Montgomery College planetarium can present a planetarium show on Astrolabes in Islam and  Islamic Astronomy and the astrolabe and the Islamic calendar.. 

The planetarium shows 1,834 naked eye stars, the Milky Way (the diffuse band of light caused by the disk of our own galaxy), and the five naked-eye planets (Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn) under a twenty-four-foot dome with forty-two comfortable chairs.

Montgomery College's Planetarium home page

Web page by Dr. Harold Alden Williams.
Last changed 12:57PM April 7, 2006.