SAASST Optical Observatory Open House
The Sharjah Academy for Astronomy, Space Sciences, and Technology (SAASST) has conducted its Ramadhan Open House Observation on May 16, 2019. Even though it was a late observation (10 pm to midnight), a large number of the public showed up to see the binary start Mizar, the Moon, Jupiter, and Saturn. Dr. Ilias Fernini, the Deputy General Director for the Research Laboratories and Observatory, and Mr. Mohamed Talafha, the telescope operator, conducted this beautiful night observation. The public was very engaged with the observation with multiple questions and inquiries about the universe and its secrets.