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 – MARCH 21, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 21, 2019. The sky was partly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken.

WITNESS THE “SUPER WORM EQUINOX MOON” ON MARCH 21ST

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Heads up, sky watchers! On March 21st, the appearance of the last in the Supermoon trifecta this year happens Thursday, which also coincides with the much-awaited change of seasons. This change of seasons is signaled by the March (Vernal) Equinox.This marks the beginning of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere.What…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MARCH 20, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, March 20, 2019. The sky was mostly clear (with few approaching clouds at the west) 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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