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Alfonsine Tables

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Astronomical tables drawn up at Toledo by order of Alfonso X. in 1252 to correct the anomalies in the Ptolemaic tables; they divided the year into 365 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, 16 seconds.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Alfonsine Tables'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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