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UAE will observe the red moon today

ABU DHABI: From May 15, 2022, until today the world will observe a total lunar eclipse, which will not be visible from the eastern parts of the Arab world. Mohammed Shawkat Odeh, Director of the International Astronomy Centre (IAC), said, “As for Arab countries, the beginning of the lunar eclipse can be seen from East […]...Read More

An asteroid is headed for Earth, should we be concerned?

A massive asteroid, almost the size of the tallest building on Earth, is heading for the planet in mid-December, as per NASA’s asteroid tracker. Designated 163899 (2003 SD220), the massive asteroid has a diameter of approximately 791 meters, nearly the size of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest manmade structure on Earth.  However, observations […]...Read More

After Mars, UAE sets course for Planet Venus!

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates Space Agency announced the commencement of a new Emirati interplanetary mission, designed to further accelerate the young nation’s space engineering, scientific research, and exploration capabilities and drive innovation and opportunity in the country’s private sector. “We have set our eyes to the stars because our journey to development and progress […]...Read More

Perseid meteor Shower: in pictures and videos

Dubai astronomy group in collaboration with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority organised the Perseid Meteor Showed observation event at Jabal Jaish on the 12th-13th night. More than 200 astronomy enthusiasts participated in this event, where DAG conducted multiple talk sessions about this phenomena, astrophotography, sky decoding, and observation of planets and the Moon through […]...Read More

Cosmic fireball lights up the sky in UK

On Sunday night, a large swath of meteors gleamed in the British sky, making the lucky ones happy. Doorbell cameras across the UK captured very bright meteors called fireballs The meteor was spotted shortly before 10 o’clock in the evening on 28th February 2021, and the meteor was visible for about 7 seconds. It was […]...Read More