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

ASA ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY LOG: IRIS NEBULA

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NGC7023 (Iris Nebula) taken last August 26, 2018 from Al Sadeem Astronomy Observatory using GSO RC 8-inch telescope and ZWO1600MC-Cool CMOS camera; processed in Pixinsight (Image Credit: Aldrin B. Gabuya/Al Sadeem Astronomy) Caldwell 4 (more commonly known as Iris Nebula) is a bright reflection nebula situated about 1300 light-years away from Earth in the constellation…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 4, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 4, 2018. The sky was clear with light air turbulence making the seeing and transparency good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – OCTOBER 3, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, October 3, 2018. The sky was clear with intermittent light to moderate air turbulence making the seeing and transparency average 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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