Session Title

A Hands-On Introduction to Islamic Astrolabes

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Kristine Larsen

Organizer Affiliation

Central Connecticut State Univ.

Presider Name

Kristine Larsen

Paper Title 1

A Hands-On Introduction to Islamic Astrolabes

Presenter 1 Name

Kristine Larsen

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Central Connecticut State Univ.

Start Date

13-5-2016 9:30 PM

Session Location

Valley III Stinson Lounge

Description

A hands-on workshop on the basic parts and usage of an Islamic astrolabe, including how to calculate the times of prayer and estimate the direction of Mecca from a given location. Each of the first 50 attendees will receive a free cardboard astrolabe and instruction sheet.

Kristine Larsen

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May 13th, 9:30 PM

A Hands-On Introduction to Islamic Astrolabes

Valley III Stinson Lounge

A hands-on workshop on the basic parts and usage of an Islamic astrolabe, including how to calculate the times of prayer and estimate the direction of Mecca from a given location. Each of the first 50 attendees will receive a free cardboard astrolabe and instruction sheet.

Kristine Larsen