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 – JANUARY 15, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, January 15, 2019. The sky was mostly clear with few high cirrus clouds and light breeze making the seeing good but average transparency at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JANUARY 14, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, January 14, 2019. The sky was partly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JANUARY 13, 2019

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Here is today’s white-light solar imagery taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, January 13, 2019. The sky was partly to mostly cloudy with light air turbulence which provided good seeing but poor transparency. No H-alpha imagery was captured as the clouds rolled in.

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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