Milky Way Observation
Stargazing + Astrophotography
Date: 8 May 2022 (Sunday early morning)
Time: 12 AM - 4 AM
Location: Al Quaa Desert - Abu Dhabi
Fee: AED 30 - AED 60
For clarification: You will be departing from your location on Saturday evening (07 May) and the event is starting Sunday morning (08 May).
Event Ticket Fee:
- General Tickets: AED 60
- DAG Members: AED 40
- 12:00 AM – Stargazing/Sky Mapping Session (Stories about the Constellations)
- 01:00 AM – Tips on photographing the Milky Way
- 01:30 AM – Q & A Session
- 02:00 AM – Astrophotography Session
- Telescope Observation all throughout the event.
- Phone photography of celestial objects through the telescopes.
Masks are mandatory
All attendees are requested to have masks on when interacting with others.
Social Distancing Must be practiced at all times
Be sure that you’re sitting or laying at least 2 meters away from others.
The venue for the event is Al Quaa Desert - Abu Dhabi
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.
Water and Mats will be provided
We will be providing water, some warm beverages, and mats but you’re free to bring your own.
bring along food and snacks
You are requested to carry any necessities you might deem necessary (water, food, seats, etc.) for your hygiene and safety.
A 4x4 car is recommended to reach the location
We highly recommend using a 4×4 car to reach the event location.
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.
No pets are allowed
Pets are not allowed at our events and activities.
Kids under 15 need to be accompanied by a parent
Kids under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent. Parents are required to purchase a ticket.
No alcohol is Allowed! this is a family-friendly event
Please be respectful of others and mindful of the environment.
camping & BBQ in the area
We do not recommend camping at the event location. BBQ will not be allowed during the duration of the event.