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.”

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 22, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 22, 2020. The sky was mostly clear with intermittent light winds which provided good transparency and seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 21, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 21, 2020. The sky was mostly clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided good to average transparency and seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 20, 2020

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No sunspot monitoring issued for February 18-19, 2020 due to time constraints from observatory-related errands and unfavorable weather conditions prevailed those times. The sky was partly to mostly cloudy (imaged through a brief sky window) with intermittent light to moderate winds which good seeing but poor transparency at the time these images were taken. Here…

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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