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 31, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 31, 2017. The sky was clear; while transparency and seeing are fair at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 30, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 30, 2017. The sky was clear; while transparency and seeing are fair at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 29, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 29, 2017. The sky was clear and transparency was fair, but seeing was terrible at the time these images were taken, due to moderate to strong northerly breeze.

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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