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 10, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 10, 2017. The sky was clear but with less air turbulence, making the seeing and transparency average to good at the time these images were taken.

WORLD SPACE WEEK 2017 CELEBRATION @ AL SADEEM OBSERVATORY

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Last October 5-6, 2017, Al Sadeem Astronomy (ASA) conducted an open house observatory event in celebration of the World Space Week at Al Sadeem Observatory, a week of celebration spreading awareness about general astronomy and space exploration to the general public being held every year all over the world.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 9, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 9, 2017. The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate 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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