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