Al-Zaaq | The sun perpendicular to the orbit of cancer after a year of absence

2023-06-20 2023-06-20T12:35:52Z
سنان خلف
سنان خلف
محرر أخبار جوية- قسم التواصل الاجتماعي

Weather of Arabia - after being out of it for a whole year, the sun returns again to perpendicular to the Tropic of Cancer this week, announcing the start of the astronomical summer season.

The sun perpendicular to the Tropic of Cancer on June 20, 21 or 22 of each year, and after 465 years, i.e. in the year 2488 AD, the sun will perpendicular to the Tropic of Cancer for the first time in history on June 19.

And the news of astronomy, Dr. Khaled Al-Zaaq, said in a video on his Twitter account, that the Tropic of Cancer was named after the Cancer constellation that is located under it, and it is one of the five main orbits of the Earth.

And he continued: “The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, the equator, and the Arctic and Antarctic Circles are the five main orbits of the globe, and the regions between the Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn are the warmest regions in the world.”

Al-Zaaq pointed out that the Tropic of Cancer passes through 3 Gulf countries and 7 Arab countries, namely: the Sultanate of Oman, the Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Libya, Algeria and Mauritania, which are the areas where the brightest celestial planets are seen.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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