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 – APRIL 16, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 16, 2019. The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 15, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, April 15, 2019. The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – APRIL 14, 2019

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No sunspot monitoring was issued over the past 4 days (April 10-13, 2019) due to generally unfavorable (mostly cloudy/overcast sky condition with occasional thunderstorm events) weather during daytime hours. Today, the sky was overall clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average seeing and transparency at the time these images were taken. Here…

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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