Al Thuraya Astronomy Center by Al Arabiya

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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. 


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


  • 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

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)


  • 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


  • 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


Course Fees:

  • 500 AED DAG members
  • 800 AED non-members


  • 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

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




  • 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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