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 – MAY 26, 2017

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Here are yesterday’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 26, 2017. The sky was a bit hazy and seeing was poor due to moderate northwesterly windflow, but transparency was good at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 25, 2017

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Here’s today’s solar image taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 25, 2017. The sky was mostly clear but seeing was poor due to moderate to strong northwesterly windflow, at the time this image was taken. Unfortunately, no H-alpha image was captured due to an avoidable reason.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – MAY 24, 2017

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, May 24, 2017. The sky was clear and seeing was excellent 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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