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ASTEROID FLORENCE CLOSE FLY-BY

On the evening of September 1, 2017, Al Sadeem Astronomy (ASA) Observatory observed the closest flyby of asteroid 3122 Florence. The asteroid was sighted and captured through the observatory’s 16” Meade LX850 Compound Telescope and a typical DSLR camera. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 13, 2017.

The sky was mostly clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken. read more

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A WEEK OF AN ENERGETIC SUN

Size Comparison of AR2673 to Earth (White-light Monochrome Solar Image taken last September 5, 2017 from Al Sadeem Observatory)

Last week was a very interesting week for solar observers and space weather enthusiasts.  In spite its relatively quiet state as it heads towards solar minimum, our parent star, the Sun unleashed its dynamic state. Several active sunspot groups and its associated flaring activity were observed from both ground and space-based observations. Here is an overview of the series of significant solar activity events for the past week. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 12, 2017.

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

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 11, 2017.

The sky was mostly clear with few clouds and less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency average to good at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 10, 2017.

The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken. read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 9, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 9, 2017.

The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 8, 2017.

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

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POSSIBLE ASTEROIDS IN VEGA CAPTURED FROM UAE’S FIRST SPACE OBSERVATORY

In the heart of the desert of Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, several observations were conducted in Al Sadeem Observatory of Vega; one of the brightest stars in the night located about 25 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Lyra (the lyre). read more

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SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 7, 2017.

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