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People in Qatar can see supermoon on Monday

People in Qatar can see supermoon on Monday

The Qatar Calendar House announced the full moon of the blessed month of Ramadan this year will be completely different as the full moon this year, known as the "supermoon", will appear approximately 14% larger than the usual full moon, and 30% more luminous.

Mercury to be at closest point from Sun Monday

Mercury to be at closest point from Sun Monday

Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system, will reach its nearest point to the Sun on its orbit (perihelion) on Monday morning corresponding to 16th of Rabi Al-Awal 1442 AH at 5:53 a.m local time

Jupiter to be visible in Qatar skies on Tuesday

Jupiter to be visible in Qatar skies on Tuesday

Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced that Jupiter, the giant planet of the solar system, will be visible in the skies of Qatar on Tuesday

Earth at farthest point from sun on Saturday

Earth at farthest point from sun on Saturday

Earth will be at the farthest point in its orbit around the sun (aphelion) at 2.35pm Doha time on July 4, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.

Mercury to pass between Sun and Earth on Wednesday

Mercury to pass between Sun and Earth on Wednesday

Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system, will be at inferior conjunction with the Sun, as it will pass between the Sun and Earth on the morning of Wednesday, July 1

Qatar to witness partial solar eclipse on June 21

Qatar to witness partial solar eclipse on June 21

Qatar residents will have a good chance to observe a partial solar eclipse on the morning of June 21, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced.

Ramadan crescent will be born next Thursday at 5:27am: astronomers

Ramadan crescent will be born next Thursday at 5:27am: astronomers

The Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has announced that according to the calculations by its astronomers the crescent of the holy month of Ramadan for 1441 AH will be born next Thursday, at 5:27am Doha local time (2:27 GMT).

Qatar Calendar House holds event on rare solar eclipse

Qatar Calendar House holds event on rare solar eclipse

The Qatar Calendar House announced Saturday that it will organise an event to publicise the solar eclipse phenomenon

15-hour fast for people in Qatar

15-hour fast for people in Qatar

The astrological calculations conducted by specialists in the Qatar Calendar House (QCH) showed that Ramadan crescent will appear at 1:45am Doha local time on Sunday, May 5, which means that it is impossible to see it in the evening.

First solar eclipse of 2019 this Sunday

First solar eclipse of 2019 this Sunday

The first solar eclipse of this year will be occur Sunday, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced in a statement.

Celestial treat for residents Thursday

Celestial treat for residents Thursday

Qatar residents will have a good chance to observe the Quadrantid meteor shower from Thursday evening until Friday dawn, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced.

New crescent on Friday

New crescent on Friday

Based on the astronomical calculations, the Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has announced that the new crescent of the Hijric month "Rabia II 1440 H" will be born on Friday