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WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS JUNE 2018?

The very hot summer season in the UAE is indeed approaching. Wondering what’s going to be up at the sky for the new month? The following is a list of astronomical events for June 2018. All dates and times were given in UAE Local Time. read more

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ENJOY THE COOL HOLIDAYS! THE DECEMBER SOLSTICE IN THE UAE

People Camping in the Winter (Image Credit: Thabet Al Qaissieh)

It is no doubt both weather-wise and astronomically, the most pleasant season in the UAE has come when people of different cultures are feeling the cold breeze and wear warm-up attire such as jackets, beanies and neck scarves, as well as do family gatherings for the upcoming holidays. read more

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BEWARE: HOTTER DAYS AHEAD! THE SUMMER SOLSTICE IN THE UAE

UAE desert (Image Credit: Google Sites)

Summertime, the season of the year when some people head out to the beach and do such fun bonding activities, while others stay indoors to avoid getting tanned and cool down themselves with numerous fans and air conditioning units. Tomorrow, June 21st, marks the beginning of the astronomical summer, or in other words the summer solstice, in the Northern Hemisphere. In this article, we will have a deeper understanding of what it is, in astronomical sense, and what to expect when it approaches. The focus will be within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) setting, which is situated at the Northern Hemisphere.

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