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UAE residents see 5 planets and a moon with the naked eye at dawn today

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In a scene that has not been repeated since December 2004, and in an astronomical phenomenon that occurs every 19 years, the inhabitants of the Emirates will be able to see five planets with the naked eye at dawn today, which are Mercury, Venus, Mars , Jupiter and Saturn.

Ibrahim Al Jarwan, chairman of the board of the Emirates Astronomy Society, said it is common to see two or three planets close to each other some nights during the year, but the five planets that can be seen with the naked eye will be seen in order. , close to each other and displayed at the same time.

He added that seeing the planets of the solar system aligned in an elegant line is one of the amazing scenes of the planets that have the opportunity to be seen with the naked eye in the second half of June 2022.

He pointed out that the five planets visible to the naked eye, as of Friday morning, are listed in the order of their distance from the sun across the late night and dawn, and Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn can be seen before Mercury fades, in the glow of the sunrise and the moon joins this arrangement Wonderful Celestial.

He stressed that it is possible to observe the phenomenon with the naked eye all over the earth, at the end of the night and at dawn, when the weather is clear and the air is clear, knowing that the planet Mercury may not be easily distinguished from inside cities due to its poor lighting.

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