The country's sky will witness the rare phenomenon of "planetary alignment" next Monday.

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The AlOjeiri Scientific Center stated that the sky of Kuwait will witness a rare phenomenon known as "planetary alignment" at dawn next Monday. Six planets—Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune—will align behind each other, with the Moon being the seventh.

The center explained in a press statement today, Saturday, that astronomy enthusiasts can observe the planetary alignment with the naked eye or using a small telescope. Observers will be able to see Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn with the naked eye due to their unusual brightness, while the other planets like Uranus and Neptune will require a telescope to be seen because they are at a greater distance and will appear faint compared to the other planets.

The center mentioned that this phenomenon is called the "Great Alignment" as it involves six planets from the solar system, noting that it is a rare astronomical event.