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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A QUIET SUN: 4 DAYS SPOTLESS – WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

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The Sun has been spotless indicating a generally very low solar activity for 4 consecutive days already. It is currently transitioning towards the solar minimum, the period in the roughly 11-year solar cycle when less solar activity is expected. This was anticipated to be reached between 2019 and 2020. Basically, the relatively cool and dark…

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 9, 2017

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Here’s today’s solar image taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 9, 2017.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 7, 2017

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Here’s today’s solar image taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 8, 2017.

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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