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

WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS MARCH 2018?

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Winter is about to end soon! Wondering what’s going to be up in the sky for the new month? The following is a list of astronomical events for March 2018. All dates and times were given in UAE Local Time.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 28, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 28, 2018. The sky was mostly clear with light to moderate turbulence making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 27, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 27, 2018. The sky was mostly covered with thin high clouds with light to moderate air turbulence 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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