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 – MAY 20, 2019

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No sunspot monitoring posted for the past 2 days (March 18-19, 2019) due to unfavorable weather condition (mostly cloudy to overcast skies with passing light to moderate rains) prevailed at those times. Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 20, 2019. The sky was mostly clear with intermittent moderate to fresh…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 17, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 17, 2019. The sky was mostly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average to poor seeing and transparency making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 16, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 16, 2019. The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided good transparency but average seeing 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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