The institute said a specialized team will be equipped with astronomical devices such as telescopes and electronic cameras to photograph the celestial event.
The statement issued by the institute added that the eclipse is considered the longest in the 21 st century.
There is no better opportunity to watch stars than a crystal clear summer sky and a cool night with the least light and minimal noise that Fayoum desert offers. The trip to the Fayoum desert starts Friday.
Star gazing is a beautiful experience, but knowledge of astronomy will make it even more humbling.