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 – DECEMBER 4, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, December 4, 2019. The sky was clear with intermittent moderate to fresh breeze which provided good transparency and average seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – DECEMBER 3, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, December 3, 2019. The sky was mostly clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – DECEMBER 2, 2019

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Here is today’s white-light solar imagery taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, December 2, 2019. The sky was partly to mostly cloudy (imaged through a brief sky window) with intermittent light winds which provided good seeing but average transparency 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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