Saturn & Mercury to come together today Dec 07, 2017 0 124 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaSATURN, the planet with beautiful rings, will be moving close to the nearest planet of the sun, Mercury over Qatar and the Arab sky on Thursday; wherein the angular distance between Mercury and Saturn will be 1.3 degrees, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) said on Wednesday.Qatar residents will be able to observe this celestial spectacle over western horizon by using astronomical instrumentation from 4:44pm to 5:33pm, QCH Astronomer Dr Beshir Marzouk said. Saturn will be approaching Mercury again on January 13, 2018, where the angular distance between Mercury and Saturn will be less than one degree. Qatar residents will have an opportunity to watch Saturn and Mercury together with naked eyes over eastern horizon of Qatar from 5am to 6:21am Doha local time, Dr Marzouk added. This astronomical phenomenon is important because on the one hand it gives residents a chance to watch Saturn and Mercury together and on the other, it helps amateur astronomers to know the map of the sky and validates astronomical calculations. Pages 123456 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES HMC hosts Qatar-Korea Medical Forum to improve patient care Dec 07, 2017 0 179 Briefs Dec 07, 2017 0 99 Temporary traffic change on Al Mazrooah Interchange Bridge on Al Shammal Road Dec 07, 2017 0 184 MME departments organise training workshops, visits Tribune News Network Doha The Environmental Monitoring Department of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), in cooperation with the Municipal and Environmental Studies Center is hosting a specialised .. Doha hosts two-day prohibition of chemical weapons meeting QNA Doha The third meeting of training centres on assistance and protection under Article X of the Chemical Weapons Convention organised by National Committee for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, in collaboration .. QRCS' QR12.25 million Warm Winter campaign to benefit 200,000 people around the world QNA Doha Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched its annual 'Warm Winter' relief campaign under the slogan 'giving warmth' which aims to provide winter aid to 200,000 beneficiaries in several ..