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 – MAY 23, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 23, 2017. The sky was clear and seeing was good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 22, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 22, 2017. The sky was hazy and seeing was poor, due moderate to strong northerly breeze, at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING MAY 21, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 21, 2017. The sky was clear and seeing was fair, due to light to moderate northwesterly breeze, 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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