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

Join us for a Stargazing and Astrophotography event at Al Quaa Desert in Abu Dhabi. The focus point of this event will be observing and capturing images of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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:

Event Program:

  • 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.

Important Information

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.

The nearest rest stop/restrooms around 1 hour away

The nearest rest stop and restrooms are around 1 hour away from our location: Al Quaa Union Coop

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.

The following image is an example of what the event ticket email will look like. Be sure to have a soft copy with you when you arrive at the location for easy check-in:

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If you have any problems making the payment please get in touch with us through WhatsApp +97142216603 and we’ll be more than glad to assist.


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