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 – APRIL 25, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 25, 2018. The sky was partly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 24, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 24, 2018. The sky was clear but average intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

ASA OBSERVATION LOG: MESSIER 108

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For today’s observation blog, here is our take of Messier 108 (also known as the Surfboard Galaxy or NGC 3556) taken from Al Sadeem Observatory on April 20, 2018, using RC8″ Telescope, EQ6 pro mount, and modified Canon EOS 5D Mark IV.

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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