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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 7, 2018

Here is the visible image of the Sun taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 7, 2018. No other solar images were taken due to the presence of scattered clouds at the western horizon at the time of observation. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 6, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 6, 2018.

The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 5, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 5, 2018.

The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 4, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 4, 2018.

The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 3, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 3, 2018.

The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 2, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 2, 2018.

The sky was clear but experienced moderate to fresh breeze making the transparency good and poor seeing at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 1, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 1, 2018.

The sky was clear but with light to moderate air turbulence making the transparency good and average at the time these images were taken. read more

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WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS AUGUST 2018?

We are in the middle of summer. Hot to very hot weather will persist in the UAE this August. Wondering what’s going to be up at the sky for the new month? The following is a list of astronomical events for August 2018. All dates and times were given in UAE Local Time. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 31, 2018

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 31, 2018.

The sky was slightly hazy with an intermittent light breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken. read more

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ASA OBSERVATION LOG – CRESCENT NEBULA

The Crescent Nebula taken from Al Sadeem Observatory last July 17, 2018 (Image Credit: Aldrin B. Gabuya/Al Sadeem Astronomy)

 

The Crescent Nebula (known as NGC 6888) is a spectacular emission nebula situated about 5000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Cygnus (the swan). The name was derived from the well-defined crescent shape; some considered it as the “Euro Sign Nebula” resembling the shape of the Euro sign. It was discovered in 1792 by the British astronomer Friedrich Wilhelm Herschel. read more