A rare astronomical phenomenon.. The disappearance of a star from the UAE sky for 8 seconds for this reason

Today, at dawn, Saturday, December 24, 2022 AD, the Astronomical Seal Observatory of the International Astronomy Center was able to monitor and photograph a rare astronomical phenomenon that was seen from regions in the UAE, which is the disappearance of a star for 8 seconds; Because of the passage of an asteroid named “Thuli” (279 Thule) in front of a Taurus star called (HIP 20917); Where this phenomenon can only be monitored from certain areas located within a narrow strip not exceeding 130 kilometers wide that crossed the southern half of the UAE and some neighboring countries, including parts of the Sultanate of Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, northern Saudi Arabia, southern Jordan and southern Palestine. It happened that this narrow strip passed over the Astronomical Seal Observatory in the Seal area in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

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