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PRINCESS NOUF BINT FAISAL AL-SAUD VISITS MU ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY IN HAWTAT SUDAIR

Monday 02 Dec 2019

Princess Nouf bint Faisal Al-Saud, chairman of Nayyar Company and founder and chairman of Alghad Youth Association, and her accompanying delegation paid a visit to the university astronomical observatory in Hawtat Sudair. Welcomed by the dean of Studies and Consulting Services Center, Prof. Hamad Al-Omarn, Princess Nouf watched a film about the university then was briefed about the university’s recent achievements and the astronomical observatory’s services. The princess also visited the astronomical dome where she listened to an explanation by Mr. Abdullah Al-Khudairi, head of observatory, about the coming eclipse which is expected to happen on 26/12/2019. the delegation then headed to the exhibition to see the modern observatory facilities and their use in astronomy.