Suhoor Under The Stars

Planetary Alignment + Stargazing + Lyrids Meteor Shower

Date: 23rd Apr 2022 (Saturday)


Time: 1:00 - 5:00 AM

Location: Al Qudra Desert - Dubai

Fee: AED 100 - AED 180

Join us during the early hours of Saturday 23rd of April for a Suhoor Under The Stars program at Al Qudra Desert in Dubai. Observe a beautiful planetary alignment (Venus, Mars, Saturn, and the moon, and perhaps Jupiter too) before the break of dawn and a chance of observing meteors passing by in the night sky during this program.

Proceeds from this event will be donated to the One Billion Meals campaign and the UAE Food Bank.

Event Ticket Fee:

  • General Tickets: AED 180
  • Kids (Under 13): AED 150
  • DAG Members: AED 100

Late Registration Fee:

(21st Apr 2022 onward)

  • General Tickets: AED 220
  • Kids (Under 13): AED 180
  • DAG Members: AED 100

    – We can provide financial aid for DAG Members’ family members. Call or WhatsApp +971 4 221 6603 for support.


    Event Program:

    • 01:00 AM – Introduction
    • 01:15 AM – Talk: Lyrids Meteor Shower
    • 01:30 AM – Arabian Astronomy/Sky Mapping Session (Stories about the Constellations)
    • 02:00 AM – Q & A Session
    • 03:00 AM – Moon Observation
    • 03:10 AM – Talk: Planetary Alignment
    • 03:30 AM – Saturn Observation
    • 04:00 AM – Mars Observation
    • 04:30 AM – Venus Observation
    • 05:00 AM – Jupiter Observation
    • Light Suhoor available throughout the event.
    • Telescope Observation all throughout the event.
    • Phone photography of celestial objects through the telescopes.

    Optional Sessions:

    • 03:30 AM: Astrophotography Session

    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 Qudra Desert

    A precise location pin will be sent by email after you register for the program.

    The nearest rest stop/restrooms around 10 minutes away

    The nearest rest stop and restrooms are around 10 minutes away from our location: Al Qudra Last Exit

    A 4x4 car is not required to reach the event location

    Although recommended, a 4×4 car is not required to reach the event location.

    Mats will be provided

    We will be providing mats for seating but feel free to bring your own seating for your comfort.

    Bring along any necessities

    You are requested to carry any necessities you might deem necessary (water, food, seats, etc.) for your comfort.

    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.


    Proceeds from this program will be donated towards the One Billion Meals Campaign.


    Extra food from this event will be donated to the UAE Food Bank.

    DAG Members are requested to bring ID

    DAG paid members are requested to bring their digital membership card to be presented upon request.

    Kids under 5 don't require a ticket

    Kids under the age of 5 do not require a ticket for this event.

    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.

    camping & BBQ in the area

    You may set up tents at a designated location but setting up BBQ will not be allowed during the duration of the event.

    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.

    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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