Thabet Al Qaissieh - Co-Founder

“If after 10 years, one student ends up going to university to study astronomy and astrophysics and goes on to pursue a career in that field, and their inspiration was from the observatory, then I have reached my goal.”

Alejandro Palado - Co-Founder

“Once I moved here, I immediately bought a telescope and started looking for astronomy groups. I was having a hard time finding people with similar interests, so I decided to start my own group; Abu Dhabi Astronomy.”

What's New

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 14, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 14, 2018. The sky was mostly clear with to light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 10, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 10, 2018. The sky was mostly clear but experienced moderate to fresh winds making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 9, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 9, 2018. The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

Whether you are a keen night watcher or are just looking to explore astronomy as a hobby, the group will gladly give you the basics and get you started on this journey.

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