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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WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS OCTOBER 2017?

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The season is currently taking a turn and we start experiencing cooler evenings and foggy mornings. Wondering what’s going to be up in the sky for the approaching month? The following is a list of astronomical events for October 2017. All dates and times were given in Gulf Standard (UAE Local) Time.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 29, 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.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

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Here are yesterday’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 28, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency average 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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