Shaaban Bilal (Cairo)
The wonderful astronomical phenomena that the globe is witnessing are awaited by lovers of looking at them in different countries of the world, to enjoy seeing them through the naked eye or space telescope.
Fans of the world of astronomy and space can watch the phenomenon of the conjunction of the moon and the star Pollux tomorrow, Tuesday, in wonderful scenes that astronomers confirmed that they are healthy and enjoyable, provided that the air is clear and the sky is free of clouds, dust and water vapor.
The Egyptian professor of astronomy, Dr. Ashraf Tadros, explained to Al-Ittihad that the humpback moon is paired with the star Pollux (Beta Twin Tower) tomorrow, Tuesday, as we see them approaching the sky in the evening, and they rise at approximately eight and a third and remain in the sky all night until sunrise the next day. They disappear from the intensity of the morning twilight by the rising of the sun.
Last Friday, the world witnessed the phenomenon of a partial lunar eclipse, and this never occurs unless the moon is full, and a solar eclipse never occurs unless the moon is right, and that is why a partial lunar eclipse occurs this month at the same time as the full moon, as the moon passes Through the Earth’s shadow or semi-shadow, a large portion of the Moon darkens as it moves through the Earth’s shadow.
Tadros encouraged young people and amateur astronomy and space sciences to watch and follow these phenomena and photograph them, adding that watching astronomical phenomena and events is enjoyable provided the air is clear and the sky is free of clouds, dust and water vapor.
The month of November witnesses many astronomical phenomena and events that can be observed in Egypt with the naked eye, especially the new moon, the dragon meteor and the conjunction of the moon with Venus.
A few days ago, the planet Mercury paired up with the star Spica (alpha sign of Virgo), where they were seen approaching in the sky towards the east at five and a quarter in the morning until they disappeared from the intensity of the morning twilight as a result of the sunrise.
The Egyptian professor of astronomy noted that all observations of astronomical phenomena do not have any harm to human health or his daily activity on Earth, except for a solar eclipse, as looking at it with the naked eye harms the eye a lot. and photographed.