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 – NOVEMBER 4, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 4, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light to moderate winds, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 3, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 3, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced some intermittent light winds, making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – NOVEMBER 2, 2017

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Here are yesterday’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, November 2, 2017. The sky was clear with less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken. With the recent decay of all active regions, the Sun is currently spotless without any flaring activity recorded. The latest sunspot…

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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