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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THE LUNAR TRIFECTA – SUPER BLUE MOON ECLIPSE 2018!

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Right after sunset of January 31, 2018, a rare lunar phenomenon known as the Super Blue Blood Moon was seen at moonrise by numerous astronomy enthusiasts in the UAE.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 1, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 1, 2018. The sky was clear but experienced moderate to fresh breeze making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS FEBRUARY 2018?

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January has ended and we now look forward to a brand new month for. Wondering what’s going to be up in the sky for this coming month? The following is a list of astronomical events for February 2018. All dates and times were given in UAE Local Time.

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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