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 – JULY 10, 2020

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No sunspot monitoring was issued yesterday, July 9, 2020, due to unfavorable weather conditions (mostly cloudy skies). Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 10, 2020. The sky was mostly clear but with intermittent moderate breeze which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 8, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 8, 2020. The sky was mostly clear but with intermittent moderate breeze which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 7, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 7, 2020. The sky was mostly clear but with intermittent moderate to fresh winds which provided good transparency but average to poor 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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