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 – MAY 17, 2018

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No solar images were taken today, May 17, 2018, due to unfavorable sky condition (mostly cloudy to overcast) at the proposed time of observation. No active sunspot regions currently exist on the Sun’s visible disk with no significant flaring activity recorded as solar activity remains at very low levels over the past 24 hours.

ASTEROID 2010WC9 CLOSE FLY-BY

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Al Sadeem Astronomy’s resident astronomer Aldrin Gabuya captured the path of the asteroid in spite of poor sky condition early in the morning of May 16, 2018, at 00:20 local time when it was about 17 above the horizon in the constellation of Scorpio. Below is the time-lapse animation of the asteroid fly-by in 10 sec…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 16, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 16, 2018. The sky was partly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average 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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