Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (nonfiction)
Al-Sufi published his famous Book of Fixed Stars in 964, describing much of his work, both in textual descriptions and pictures.
Al-Biruni reports that his work on the ecliptic was carried out in Shiraz. He lived at the Buyid court in Isfahan.
The lunar crater Azophi and the minor planet 12621 Alsufi are named after him.
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- Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi @ Wikipedia