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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SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 5, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 5, 2020. The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided good transparency but average seeing at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 3, 2020

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 3, 2020. The sky was partly to mostly cloudy with intermittent light to moderate winds which provided average to poor transparency and seeing at the time these images were taken.

FEBRUARY 2020 AL SADEEM SKY-LENDAR: A Supermoon and more planet-Moon pairings

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The Moon and some prominent planets will rule our February night sky this year, and to keep up with the love season, these celestial objects will be often seen in “pairs”! Keep your eyes peeled for planets such as Venus and Uranus, which will be immediately visible at the western section of the sky right…

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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