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Total Lunar Eclipse - Friday, 27 July

Join us on Friday, July 27 and witness the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, in combination with mars opposition and conjunction. The Blood Moon and total lunar eclipse this time will outshine every other eclipse to take place between the years 2001 and 2100.

Also, the 2018 Mars appearance will be the second brightest in last 60,000 years after 2003. If you missed the closeness of mars, the next opportunity will come after 17 years, in2035.

During the event you will get a detailed explanation of the event and the opportunity to monitor through our telescopes. 

  • Date: 27th July 2018
  • Time: 09:00PM- 03:00AM
  • Location: Al Thuraya Astronomy Center - Mushrif Park, Dubai

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

  • Presentation about the event & Talk
  • Dinner (Veg & Non-Veg)
  • Naked Eye Observation
  • Telescopic Observation
  • Video Shows
  • Q&A Session

TICKETS: 
You can purchase the tickets from our ticketing partners, Q-Tickets, from this link: https://www.q-tickets.com/uae/events/Total_Lunar_Eclipse

Early Bird Offer till 15th July 2018:

  • Family Offer: AED 200 (upto 4 people, 2 parents and 2 children)
  • Adult: AED 100
  • Child (below 15yr): AED 75
  • DAG Members: AED 50 (you must have valid membership of international/associate/student category and valid membership ID card to avail this discount)

16th July – 24th July 2018:

  • Adult: AED 150
  • Child (below 15yr): AED 100
  • DAG Members: AED 50 (you must have valid membership of international/associate/student category and valid membership ID card to avail this discount) 

Late Registration: 25th, 26th & 27th July 2018

  • Adult: AED 200
  • Child (below 15yr): AED 125
  • DAG Members: AED 50 (you must have valid membership of international/associate/student category and valid membership ID card to avail this discount) 
NOTE: 
  • The venue for the event is at Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Dubai. 
  • Transportation is upon you for your convenience. 
  • You are requested to bring your own mats and chairs. 

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Jupiter Observation Party - Thursday, May 10

Join Dubai Astronomy Group as we observe the closeness of Jupiter on Thursday, 10th of May from 7 - 11 PM at Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, inside Mushrif Park. 

Activities:

  • Talk about Jupiter
  • Telescopic Observation of Jupiter
  • Film Show
  • Dinner – Veg/ Non-Veg

Tickets:

  • Adult: 100DH per Head
  • Kids (under 13year): 60DH per Head
  • DAG Members: 50DH per Head (you should have the international/associate/student membership card to avail this facility)

Visit the link to book tickets for the Jupiter Observation Party
https://www.q-tickets.com/uae/events/Jupiter_Observation_Party

Stargazing Party - Friday, 20 April 2018

Join us for a night of stars at our Stargazing Party!

Date: Friday, 20 April 2018
Time: 09:00 PM - 02:00 AM
Location: Al Qudra, Dubai.

In collaboration with Q-Tickets, you can now register for this event and get a chance to win 5 free tickets for Emirates Kids Run (April 27th 2018)

Activities:

  • Talk on: “The Moon : FACT, FICTION & FUTURE”
  • Observation of Moon, Jupiter, Mars & Saturn.
  • Star de-coding session
  • Telescopic Observation
  • Dinner – Veg / Non-Veg
  • Q&A Session

Tickets Fee:

  • 140 AED for adults
  • 70 AED for kids under 13
  • 50 AED for DAG Members (you must have the international/associate/student membership card to avail this facility)

Book the Tickets: https://www.q-tickets.com/uae/events/Star_Gazing_Party

Note:

  • The venue for the event is at Al Qudra, Dubai. A precise location map will be sent to you by email after you register for the program
  • There is no transport near the area and no buses and taxies will be there. You will have to come with your own car. We will not be providing transport.
  • You don't need to have a 4x4 car to reach the location, however, it is recommended.

 

Friday Activities at Al Thuraya

Basic Astronomy Training Program - Friday, 2 Feb

 

 

Basic Astronomy Training Program (Module 1): A training program for your first steps into astronomy

Course Introduction:

This program is your first step in a journey that will take you to the farthest reaches of space and the innermost depths of matter and from the earliest beginning of time to the future billions of years from now.

Introductory astronomy classes have the daunting task of introducing students to the wonders of the entire universe in one short course. Though the information you will encounter will sometimes be mind-boggling, you will find it such a fascinating experience that you will want to learn more about those places

Details:

Course Fees:

  • 500 AED DAG members
  • 800 AED non-members

Notes:

  • To register for this program, please email us confirming your attendance and the number of participants.
  • Your seat in the training program will only be confirmed once the payment has been received.
  • Members are required to provide their Membership ID Number along with their registration.

Contact Us:

If you need any further information, please feel free to contact us and we will be more than happy to be of assistance.

E-mail: astro@dubaiastronomy.com | Phone: +971 4 2216603 | Mobile: +971 50 6246172

 

Super Moon Eclipse - Wed, 31 Jan


 

Join us on the 31st of Jan 2018 (Wednesday) from 5PM to 9PM, to witness the incredible Super Moon Lunar Eclipse that will occur with moon-rise at Al Thuraya Astronomy Center.

 

Entry fee:

  • 20 AED Adults
  • 10 AED Kids
  • 30 AED Families of 4
  • Free for DAG Members

Planetarium Show fee:

  • 20 AED Adults
  • 10 AED Kids
  • Free for DAG Members
 

Astro Cinema fee:

  • 20 AED Adults
  • 10 AED Kids
  • Free for DAG Members

Shows: 
Man Vs. The Universe - Mining The Moon (42 min)

 

Registration:
https://www.q-tickets.com/uae/events/Supermoon_Lunar_Eclipse

Notes:

  • The program will include a lecture and observations.
  • If you're a member you must present your membership card at the reception to enter.
  • Planetarium Show and Astro Cinema are not included in the ticket and you will have to pay for it separately.
  • The Astro Cinema starts at 7:30 PM.

 

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