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, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 25, 2019. The sky was clear with an intermittent moderate breeze which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 24, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 24, 2019. The sky was clear but with moderate winds which provided good transparency and average seeing at the time these images were taken.

#AstronomerStruggles You Ought To Know

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Written by Aldrin Gabuya Al Sadeem Astronomy’s resident astronomer lets you in on some of the unavoidable #AstronomerStruggles that amateurs—and even experts—often endure all in the name of astronomy.

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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