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 15, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 15, 2017. The sky was completely covered with haze/high clouds and experienced intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 14, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 14, 2017. The sky was mostly hazy and experienced intermittent moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency fair to poor at the time these images were taken. 

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JULY 13, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 13, 2017. The sky was mostly hazy and experienced intermittent moderate breeze, 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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