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Manuscripts of Kandilli Observatory

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The aim of this project is the preservation of a collection of about 1300 works on astronomy in three languages (Turkish, Persian and Arabic) held in the Library of Kandilli Observatory and Earthquake Research Institute at Bogaziçi University in Istanbul. UNESCO's contribution covered the preparation and publication of the catalogue of these manuscripts, maintenance of the catalogue in a computer-readable form and the production of a CD-ROM consisting of the catalogue and sample pages from most of the manuscripts


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Positions of the stars, lows and altitudes, and astrological houses.

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This manuscript provides information on sunrise and diameter of the sun.

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This manuscript deals with the constitution of the world by water, air and earth, their proportions and related natural events.

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