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

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 21, 2018

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No solar images were taken today, February 21, 2018, due to some important institution-related errands at the proposed time of observation. Solar activity remains at very low levels over the past 24 hours.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 20, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 20, 2018. The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light breeze making the seeing and transparency average at the time these images were taken.

SUNSPOT MONITORING – FEBRUARY 19, 2018

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Here are today’s solar images taken from Al Sadeem Observatory, February 19, 2018. The sky was clear but experienced intermittent light to moderate winds 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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