The Qatar Calendar House announced today that the sun will be perpendicular to the equator on Tuesday, 21 March 2023 where the phenomenon of the spring equinox will occur in the northern hemisphere, while the situation will be opposite in the southern hemisphere, where the phenomenon of the autumnal equinox will occur.
Dr. mentioned. Bashir Marzouk, an astronomer at the Qatar Calendar House, said that on this day, the length of day and night will be approximately equal in Qatar, as the length of the day in the State of Qatar will be 12 hours and 8 minutes, while the length of the night will be 11 hours and 52 minutes, noting that the sun will rise in the sky of Qatar on Tuesday at 5:37 am, while the sun will set on this day over the sky of Qatar at 5:45 pm Doha local time.
Dr. added. Marzouk said that the length of the spring season this year will be approximately 92 days, while the length of the winter season this year will be approximately 89 days.
The phenomenon of the spring equinox is considered one of the important astronomical phenomena, as the inhabitants of the globe depend on it (and the rest of the four seasons) to know the climate changes; in addition to that, on this day the east and west directions can be determined with extreme accuracy at the time of sunrise and sunset, respectively, knowing that the sun is in On this day, it will rise completely at the point of the east, and set at the point of the west completely.
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