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 – SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 21, 2017. The sky was mostly clear but experienced light to freeze breeze, blowing some dust, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, September 20, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced light to freeze breeze, blowing some dust, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

THE ONSET OF WINTER: SUHAIL AND THE SEPTEMBER EQUINOX

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Canopus (Suhail) observed from Al Sadeem Observatory using RC8 telescope and ZWO1600MC-cool camera (Image Credit: Al Sadeem Astronomy) The most pleasant season for the UAE is about to come. The air temperatures being experienced across the UAE are slowly getting cooler compared to the previous very hot and uncomfortable temperatures in which we tend to…

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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