Download papers from Parallel Session 6/F on Falak Syarie presented during the 14th South East Asia Survey Congress held in Brunei Darussalam in August 2017. Continue reading “Conference Papers on Falak from SEASC 2017”
August 17, 2017
by Abdul Hakiim Yakof of Borneo Bulletin
TWO working papers on the use of modern technology for the sighting of crescent moon (Hilal) were presented during the Falak Syar’ie parallel session at The Rizqun International Hotel, Gadong yesterday.
The parallel session was part of the 14th Southeast Asia Survey Congress (SEASC) 2017 organised by the Ministry of Development’s Survey Department, in collaboration with the Brunei Institution of Geomatics (BIG), under the auspices of the Asean Federation of Land and Geomatics Survey (AFLAG).
In his presentation on ‘Imaging Method for Crescent Moon Sighting with the Charge Couple Device (CCD)’, Haji Julaihi bin Haji Lamat, from the Brunei Institute of Geomatics, introduced the CCD as a technology that was born in 1969 at the AT&T Bell Labs, and has since undergone vast improvements with modern software.Continue reading “New techniques for moon sighting explained”