By history Astronomy day started in 1973 by Dough Berger, the president of Astronomical Association of Northern California, his intent was to set up various telescope in busy urban locations so that passersby can enjoy viewing the sky. since then the events has expanded and celebrated by numerous number of organizations associated with astronomy.
Astronomy day originally occurred on Saturdays between Mid-April and Mid-May, and was scheduled closest to the first quarter moon. In 2007, an Autumn celebration of Astronomy Day was added and was scheduled on Saturdays between Mid-September and Mid-October.
This year, the Astronomy Day Celebration falls on April 25 and September 19.
Abu Dhabi Astronomy will join the international astronomy community in celebration to this heavenly event. In cooperation with GEMS American Academy, Abu Dhabi which also celebrating the 25th Year Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope.
GEMS American Academy will invite you to visit their planetarium shows on
Monday, April 20 at 6:00pm
Tuesday April 21 at 6:00pm
Sunday April 26 at 6:00 pm
Monday April 27 at 6:00 pm
Tuesday April 28 at 6:00 pm
Saturday May 2 at 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm
On Saturday April 25, Abu Dhabi Astronomy and GEMS American Academy created an Special planetarium shows, ISS tracking show and sky viewing afterwards.
Bring your Telescope!!!