Astronomy

Partial penumbral lunar eclipse to be seen Sunday

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 11:48 GMT

The so-called Buck Moon can be seen only by telescopes in the regions where it appears.

Supermoon shines in Sky of Egypt, Arab World Saturday evening

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 10:52 GMT

The supermoon occurs in the northern hemisphere in the winter when the Earth is close to the sun, and as a result, the sun’s gravity pushes the moon closer to the Earth, making it appear larger than usual.

Glimpse into the life of Omar Al Khayam in 971st anniversary

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 11:21 GMT

Al Khayam is a prominent Iranian mathematician, astronomer, and poet.

Sun illuminating Ramses II face in Abu Simbel Temple

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:02 GMT

The phenomenon happens twice a year.

Biggest, brightest supermoon until 2026 to rise on Tuesday

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 - 04:03 GMT

The phenomenon will appear in Africa, Australia, Europe, and Asia including Egypt and the Arab World.

Super blood moon eclipse to occur Monday

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 07:00 GMT

The only total lunar eclipse until 2021 will take place on Monday, January 21 featuring a super blood moon.

Preparations underway for 21st century’s longest lunar eclipse

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 04:42 GMT

The institute said a specialized team will be equipped with astronomical devices such as telescopes and electronic cameras to photograph the celestial event.

Longest lunar eclipse of 21st century occurs Friday in Egypt

Wed, 25 Jul 2018 - 10:53 GMT

The statement issued by the institute added that the eclipse is considered the longest in the 21 st century.

Egypt not to witness partial solar eclipse on Friday - NRIAG

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 09:59 GMT

On July 27, Egypt will witness a total lunar eclipse which will be seen in parts of South America, much of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia, Hatem Ouda said.

Waning Gibbous Moon approaches Mars above Arab skies

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 02:13 GMT

Waning Gibbous Moon approaches Mars, a phenomenon that can be observed with the naked eye.

Jupiter, Venus, Waning Gibbous moon to be spotted in Arab skies

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 02:29 GMT

On April 4, the Waning Gibbous moon will meet Jupiter a few hours before midnight until sunrise in a phenomenon that can be observed with the naked eye.

Super 'Wolf Moon' to enlighten New Year Eve’s Sky

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 03:30 GMT

The 1st of January will witness the first Supermoon of 2018 in the U.S., while Asia, Arica, and Europe and Australia skies will witness it on January 2.

Last 2017 Supermoon to rise on Sunday

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 11:39 GMT

The last Supermoon of 2017 will rise on Sunday, December 3.

Neptune meets Earth Tuesday

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 11:37 GMT

Earth passes through Neptune and the Sun on Tuesday.

ET Inspires: Quote of the day

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 - 01:12 GMT

The quote of the day is by Neil Armstrong.

Enrich your star gazing experience with an astronomy course

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Star gazing is a beautiful experience, but knowledge of astronomy will make it even more humbling.

NASA discovers 10 new Earth-size exoplanets

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 05:42 GMT

NASA revealed Monday 10 new rocky, Earth-sized planets that could potentially have liquid water and support life.

Egyptian delegation in China for astronomical cooperation

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 07:41 GMT

China is expected to participate in building a new astronomical telescope in Egypt.

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