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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PERSEIDS METEOR SHOWER 2017

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A Captured Perseid Meteor taken from Al Sadeem Observatory last 2016 (Image Credit: Praboodhan Pordar Photography) On the evening of 12th of August 12 until dawn of August 13, there will be an annual event that will light up the sky, Perseid Meteor Shower. The Perseid Meteor Shower is one of the brighter meteor showers…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 4, 2017

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

SUNSPOT MONITORING – AUGUST 3, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, August 3, 2017. The sky was mostly clear but experienced 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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