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 23, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 23, 2019. The sky was slightly hazy with light air turbulence which provided good seeing but average to poor seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 22, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 22, 2019. The sky was slightly hazy with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average to poor seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 20, 2019

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No sunspot monitoring was posted yesterday, July 19, 2019, due to unfavorable weather condition. Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 20, 2019. The sky was partly cloudy with moderate winds which provided average to poor seeing and 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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