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 – JUNE 24, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, June 24, 2017. The sky was clear and with less breeze, making the seeing and transparency excellent at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JUNE 23, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, June 23, 2017. The sky was partly covered with haze and experienced some intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency poor at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JUNE 22, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, June 22, 2017. The sky was partly covered with haze and experienced some intermittent light to moderate breeze, making the seeing and transparency fair 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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