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Mercury to come closest to Sun on Friday

Mercury to come closest to Sun on Friday

Mercury will reach Perihelion, which is the point in its orbit where the planet is closest to the sun, at 10.18am in Doha on Friday, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.

Mercury to come closest to Sun on Sunday

Mercury to come closest to Sun on Sunday

Mercury will reach Perihelion, which is the point in its orbit where the planet is closest to the sun, in Qatar Sunday, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.

Mercury to be at farthest point from sun on Friday

Mercury to be at farthest point from sun on Friday

Mercury will reach Aphelion point, which is the farthest point in its orbit around the sun, at 1pm in Qatar on Friday.

Mercury level set to rise

Mercury level set to rise

The heat is on in the country as the mercury level is expected to touch 45C in Abu Samra and 43C in Doha on Thursday, the Qatar Met department’s weather report shows.

Mercury at farthest point from earth Saturday

Mercury at farthest point from earth Saturday

Mercury will be at ‘superior conjunction’ with the sun at 3pm Doha time on Saturday, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.

Planets approaching moon during January

Planets approaching moon during January

These astronomical phenomena are important because they offer a good chance to observe these planets and the moon together at the same time with the naked eye or through digital cameras.

Mercury set to drop in coming days

Mercury set to drop in coming days

It is expected to get cooler in the country as the Qatar Met department has said northerly winds in the coming days will be accompanied by a drop in temperature ...

Saturn will be approaching Mercury on Thursday

Saturn will be approaching Mercury on Thursday

Saturn will be approaching Mercury over the Qatar sky on Thursday, Qatar Calendar House (QCH) has said.

Spacecraft unveiled for Europe's first mission to Mercury

Spacecraft unveiled for Europe's first mission to Mercury

European and Japanese scientists Thursday proudly unveiled the BepiColombo spacecraft ahead of its seven-year journey to Mercury, one of the Solar System's most enigmatic planets.

Mercury touches 31 degrees at Al Rayyan

Mercury touches 31 degrees at Al Rayyan

Mercury touched 31C on Friday at Al Rayyan, in an unusual development during winter in Qatar. Doha Airport, Al Khor, Sheehaniyah and Turayna recorded 30C, according to Qatar Meteorological Department.

Rainy season in Qatar to begin from October 16

Rainy season in Qatar to begin from October 16

The rainy season would begin on October 16 and continue for 52 days, the Qatar Met department said in a report. The country may experience some rain before that as well.

Temperature hits 48C in Qatar

Temperature hits 48C in Qatar

The mercury level soared to 48C in Qatar and another day of high temperatures is expected on Friday, the Met department has said.