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 – OCTOBER 30, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 30, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 29, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 29, 2017. The sky was clear with less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. Very low solar activity was recorded the past 24 hours. Both visible small sunspot groups AR2685 and AR2686 were inactive and…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 28, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 28, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency average to poor 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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