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 – SEPTEMBER 8, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 8, 2017. The sky was mostly clear with less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

POSSIBLE ASTEROIDS IN VEGA CAPTURED FROM UAE’S FIRST SPACE OBSERVATORY

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In the heart of the desert of Al Wathba in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, several observations were conducted in Al Sadeem Observatory of Vega; one of the brightest stars in the night located about 25 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Lyra (the lyre).

SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 7, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 7, 2017. The sky was mostly clear with less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good 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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