The third day of Eid Al-Adha .. Tonight we see the “humping moon” in the sky

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The sky of the Arab world is observed after sunset, today, Sunday, the third day of Eid Al-Adha and the beginning of the night, and the increasing humping moon near Saturn, in a phenomenon easily seen with the naked eye, which is an ideal opportunity for photography. According to Arabic.

For his part, the President of the Astronomical Society in Jeddah, Eng. Majid Al Zahira, confirmed to Al Arabiya.net that Saturn is the second largest planet after Jupiter, and it is 9 times larger than the diameter of the Earth. Like Jupiter, Saturn is made of gas, mainly from hydrogen and helium, It is the sixth planet in terms of distance from the sun, and it is the farthest planet in our solar system, and it can be seen easily with the naked eye as a golden point.

He said: “Saturn is known as the Lord of the Rings because of its wonderful ring system, which can be seen only through the telescope. The main ring covers roughly the distance between Earth and the Moon, which is only one kilometer thick, and unlike the rocky planets Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, if Saturn It does not have a solid surface that can be stood on. ”

He also explained that “Saturn’s rings reached their maximum Earthward orientation in October 2017, where its northern side is at the height of its clarity, and the last time this happened was in the year 1988 and its next vision in the same way will be in the year 2046.”

He continued: “By observing the position of the moon at the same time every day, he will notice that its movement is eastward in relation to the stars and planets in the zodiac. Every hour the moon cuts about half a degree eastward, and every day the moon cuts 13 degrees in front of the constellations in the zodiacal circle, So on the next evening (Monday 03 August) he will notice that the moon has moved away from Saturn, pushing east, which is its natural movement in its orbit around the Earth.

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