Observe super moon in Qatar tomorrow Feb 18, 2019 0 1130 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaTHE residents of Qatar will be able to witness the ‘super moon’ on Tuesday evening at 6:53pm (Doha local time), Qatar Calendar House (QCH) announced on Sunday.During this cosmological phenomenon, the moon will be at its nearest point in its orbit around the earth, about 357,000 km from the earth’s centre, and will appear bigger and brighter than the normal full moon.According to Dr Beshir Marzouk, an expert astronomer at QCH, the super moon and the illuminated area will appear approximately 14 percent and 30 percent larger than during a normal full moon.Dr Marzouk added that the residents of Qatar and other Arab countries will have a good chance to observe the super moon all through the night with naked eyes.Doha residents will be able to watch the celestial spectacle from moon rise time (5:22 pm) to moon set time (6:41 am) over the eastern horizon.Super moon happened last time on January 2, 2018 and will take place again in March and April next year (2020). This astronomical phenomenon is important because the Hijric calendar depends on the moon’s motion in its orbit around the earth. Pages 1234567 RELATED ARTICLES QA first batch of aircraft mechanics graduate Feb 18, 2019 0 371 Life of Mirza Ghalib focus of QNL poetry meet Feb 18, 2019 0 550 Attorney-General meets with Tajikistan minister Feb 18, 2019 0 680 Noted expert to discuss wars, displacement at NU-Q talks Tribune News Network Doha Marc Lynch, professor of political science and director of the Project on Middle East Political Science at George Washington University in Washington, DC, as well as the author of several books .. Two US-based varsity students complete internship at QU-CPH Tribune News Network Doha AS part of a student exchange programme between Qatar University (QU) College of Pharmacy (CPH) and Xavier University (XU) in the USA since 2013, Ms Ahlam Ayyad and Ghazal Maghareh, XU PharmD .. Mall of Qatar unveils promo to reward shoppers Mall of Qatar has launched an exciting Shop & Win promotion to reward its shoppers with 29 gift cards of QR5,000. From February 17 to March 17, coupons can be claimed at Mall of Qatar customer service desks for every QR250 .. Doha Municipality art expo focuses on health, hygiene QNA Doha DOHA Municipality opened an art exhibition and a contest for children’s drawings under the slogan ‘Together for a clean city’, with the aim of developing artistic creativity among young people and instilling ..