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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ASTRO LOG: Your February Sky Treats

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February opens with the gradual exit of the Moon from the night sky, which means observers will start the second month with a trove of prominent bright winter constellations such as Orion, Taurus, Auriga and Gemini and spring constellations like Ursa Major, Leo and Virgo after midnight. Several deep-sky objects such as the Orion Nebula,…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JANUARY 31, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, January 31, 2019. The sky was mostly clear with intermittent light to moderate breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – JANUARY 30, 2019

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, January 30, 2019. The sky was mostly clear with few passing cirrus clouds and moderate air turbulence which provided average seeing and transparency 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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