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 31, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, July 31, 2017. The sky was mostly clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average to fair at the time these images were taken.

PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE 2017

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By next week, on the evening of August 7, 2017, a partial lunar eclipse will bring a stunning viewing experience for all astronomy enthusiasts, especially the selenophiles, as well as both amateur and professional astronomers for this year.

WHAT’S UP IN THE SKY THIS AUGUST 2017?

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Wondering what’s going to be up at the sky for the approaching month? The following is a list of astronomical events for August 2017. All dates and times were given in Gulf Standard (UAE Local) Time.

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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