Date: 31 Aug 2023 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location: Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park - Dubai
Join us on the 31st of August 2023 at the Al Thuraya Astronomy Center for an unforgettable evening of celestial wonder as we observe the Blue Moon, a rare and captivating astronomical event.
A Blue Moon is an extraordinary celestial phenomenon that occurs when a full moon appears for the second time within a calendar month. Contrary to its name, the moon does not actually turn blue during a Blue Moon.
Event Ticket Fee:
- General Tickets: AED 60
- Kids (Under 13): AED 40
- DAG Members: Free
7:30 PM ONWARD
- OBSERVATION ONLY Ticket: AED 40
- OBSERVATION ONLY Ticket (Kids under 13): AED 20
NOTE: Due to the high demand for tickets for this event, we will be running a late Blue Moon Observation event starting at 8:30 PM onward with the lecture and then the telescope observation. You can find the tickets below.
- 07:00 PM – Lecture explaining the Blue Moon phenomenon
- 07:20 PM – Q & A Session
- 07:30 PM – Moon rise
- 08:30 PM – Late Event: Lecture explaining the Blue Moon phenomenon
- 08:45 PM – Late Event: Q & A Session
- Telescope Observation of the Moon throughout the event.
- Phone photography of the Moon through the telescopes.
The venue for the event is Al Thuraya Astronomy Center
A precise location pin will be sent by email after you register for the program.
Please bring a soft copy of the event ticket Email
Please bring a soft copy (on your phone) of the event ticket that contains a QR code to ensure a smooth check-in process.
Mushrif Park Entry fee is AED 10 per car
All attendees are required to pay Mushrif Park entry fees which is AED 10 per car through Nol Card.
Nol Cards can be purchased at the gate
Nol Cards for paying the entrance fee for Mushrif Park can be purchased at the gate.
DAG Members are requested to bring ID
DAG paid members are requested to bring their digital membership card to be presented upon request.
You're requested to bring along your Emirates ID
You are requested to bring any form of identification with you to be presented at the venue upon request.
Kids under 13 need to be accompanied by a parent
Kids under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a parent. Parents are required to purchase a ticket.
Kids under the age of 5 don't require a ticket
We don’t recommend bringing kids under the age of 5 to our events.
The moon won't be blue
The moon won’t actually be blue in color, the phenomenon is just named a blue moon.
No alcohol is Allowed! this is a family-friendly event
Please be respectful of others and mindful of the environment.
No pets are allowed
Pets are not allowed at our events and activities.
LATE EVENT: BLUE MOON OBSERVATION Registration (Starts at 8:30 PM onward).
If you have any difficulties making your payment please get in touch with us through WhatsApp 042216603 and we’ll be more than glad to assist.