Students visit Astronomical Observatory

At the request of the Chairman of the Permanent Committee of the College of Sciences and Humanities in Ghat, Dr. Mohammed Al-Harbi, the Student Activities Unit conducted a visit to the astronomical observatory in Hawtat Sudair, on Sunday.

At the beginning of the visit, the students were taken on a tour inside the astronomical observatory, and was briefed about the facilities provided by the observatory.

Mr. Abdullah Al-Khudairy spoke about the solar system and its different components from a physical and kinetic perspective, various nebulae, galaxies in their different shapes and types.

He explained the true and apparent motion of the moon on the sky page during its phases, as well as the astronomical exhibition and the occurrence of phases and the beginning of the Arabic month, and how eclipses occur. 

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Tuesday, 31/January/2023