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Qatar Calendar House to hold online course on astronomy

Qatar Calendar House to hold online course on astronomy

The course, to be presented by astronomer at the Qatar Calendar House Dr. Bashir Marzouq, aims to provide participants with information about astronomy and its origin, celestial bodies and the most important astronomical phenomena and instruments.

Three planets approaching moon this month

Three planets approaching moon this month

These astronomical phenomena are important because they help guide amateur astronomers and validate astronomical calculations, according to QCH.

Five planets will shine bright in Qatar sky this month

Five planets will shine bright in Qatar sky this month

The five planets are Uranus, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Mars.

Planets approaching moon during January

Planets approaching moon during January

These astronomical phenomena are important because they offer a good chance to observe these planets and the moon together at the same time with the naked eye or through digital cameras.

Celestial shows over Qatar in September

Celestial shows over Qatar in September

These celestial shows provide an opportunity to view the planets and the moon together at the same time, and also act as a guide for amateur astronomers to understand the map of the sky through the month.

Three planets approaching moon this month

Three planets approaching moon this month

Residents of Qatar and other Arab countries can see three planets close to the moon this month, Qatar Calendar House has said citing astronomical calculations.

Souq visitors get a chance to see some planets through a telescope

Souq visitors get a chance to see some planets through a telescope

The opportunity to gaze up close at some planets in the solar system through a powerful telescope is one of the attractions at Souq Waqif these days.