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

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 24, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 24, 2017. The sky was mostly cloudy and experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency fair to poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 23, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 23, 2017. The sky was mostly clear and experienced less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 22, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 22, 2017. The sky was partly hazy but experienced intermittent moderate to strong winds, making the seeing and transparency fair to 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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