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 1, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 1, 2017. The sky was mostly clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS SEPTEMBER 2017?

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The “Ber” months have come. The season is about to change as summer is going to end soon and in the UAE, many holidays are approaching. Wondering what’s going to be up in the sky for the coming month? The following is a list of astronomical events for September 2017. All dates and times were…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 31, 2017

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Here are yesterday’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 31, 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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