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 – OCTOBER 17, 2017

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Here are yesterday’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 17, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency average to poor at the time these images were taken.

SPACECRAFT RE-ENTRY SIGHTED IN THE UAE

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At around 7:30PM, October 16, 2017 UAE Local Time, a somewhat mysterious flying object was spotted across the skies of the UAE. The sighting lasted for about 80 seconds that appeared from the general northwestern direction and traveled southwards. There is completely nothing to worry about aliens or any other object that could catastrophically impact…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 16, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 16, 2017. The sky was clear with little light winds, making the seeing and transparency average 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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