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 – OCTOBER 28, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 28, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 27, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 27, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light breeze, making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 26, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 26, 2017. The sky was clear with very little air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. Very low solar activity was recorded over the past 24 hours. AR2685 and AR2686 were both inactive and slightly decayed…

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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