Saturn at Opposition

Date: 27 August 2023 (Sunday)


Time: 7:30 PM onward

Location: Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park - Dubai

Saturn and its rings will be paying a ‘close’ visit to Earth Sunday night. Saturn is at ‘opposition’ that day, meaning the planet and the sun are on opposite sides of the Earth. That also means the ringed planet is as close to the Earth as it gets all year long.

Join Dubai Astronomy Group to observe the Saturn Opposition at the Al Thuraya Astronomy Center, Mushrif Park – Dubai.


  • 7:40 PM – Lecture explaining the Opposition of Saturn
  • 8:00 PM –Q & A Session
  • 8:15 PM –Telescope Observation
  • Phone photography of Saturn through the telescopes.

EVENT Tickets:

  • General Tickets: AED 50
  • Kids (Under 13): AED 30
  • DAG Members: Free

Important Information

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.

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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.

No alcohol is Allowed! this is a family-friendly event

Please be respectful of others and mindful of the environment.

No pets are allowed

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