Posted on November 10, 2017

Residents of Qatar and other Arab countries will be witness to a unique celestial spectacle on November 13 as Jupiter and Venus will be moving close to each other at the dawn time, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced on Thursday.

According to QCH, Jupiter will be at less than half degree from Venus during this phenomenon. QCH Astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk said that residents of Doha will be able to watch this event over eastern horizon of Qatar with naked eyes between 4:48am and 5:49am. It is noteworthy that Jupiter is the fifth planet far from the Sun, and the largest planet in our solar system, surrounded by more than 69 moons. 

source: TNN