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 – NOVEMBER 28, 2017

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Due to time and few equipment set-up constraints because of some important institution-related errands, only one full-disk visible solar image was taken this day, November 28, 2017. The sky was clear with slight air turbulence making the seeing and transparency average at the time this image was taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 27, 2017

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Due to time and few equipment set-up constraints because of some important institution-related errands, only one full-disk visible solar image was taken this day, November 27, 2017. The sky was clear with slight air turbulence making the seeing and transparency average at the time this image was taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 26, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 26, 2017. The sky was partly cloudy and experienced intermittent moderate winds making the seeing and transparency 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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