Qatar Astronomy Club

Astronomy fans in Doha tell us what is happening in the night sky Comments

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Must-See Stargazing Events

Keep your eyes glued on the sky for some spectacular cosmic shows.

March 10-24: Comet Panstarrs, visible to the naked eye.

April 25: Partial lunar eclipse.

May 10: Annular Eclipse of the sun (also known as a ‘Ring of Fire’ eclipse).

May 20-24: Dance of the Planets, where Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Mercury become the brightest things in the sky, their movements visible each morning in what NASA calls the ‘Great Morning Planet Show’ early each morning.

June 23: Biggest full moon of 2013.

August 12: Perseid Meteor Shower.

Oct 18: Penumbral Eclipse of the moon.

Nov 3: Hybrid Eclipse of the Sun

Mid November-December: Comet ISON, bright enough to be seen in the daylight.

December: 13-14 Geminid Meteor Shower.

By Time Out Doha staff
Time Out Doha,

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Posted by: hassan on 10 Feb ' 15 at 16:25

Hi,
The biggest acheivement of you guys would be to open up an advanced telescope outlet here so that people who are interested to start this field should atleast be able to buy a telescope that suits their desire. Without this, its really difficult and frustating to think of coming to the group when you don't have the instrument to enjoy.
Hassan

Posted by: Muhammad Jihas on 02 Feb ' 15 at 09:43

I want to join in your Astronomy club.Can I have your Location of Club

Posted by: qusai on 18 Jan ' 15 at 14:47

Where I can buy a telscope in qatar

Posted by: Anj garcia on 09 Jun ' 14 at 08:36

Where can I buy celestron nexstar telescopes here in Qatar? Hope you could help me. Thanks in advance.

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