August 2018 Imaging Contest

All Astro images are welcomed to enter. Win a Monthly Imaging Contest and you will automatically become eligible to enter the "Wall of Fame" contest. Winners of the "Wall of Fame" contest receive a coffee mug with their winning image!

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Forum rules
Your Choice, OPEN TARGET! Limited to ONE Entry Per Month, choose wisely grasshopper! YOU must take the photo with YOUR own equipment (No Telescope Rentals).

Each month a winning photo will be voted by registered users.
The winner of each month will be displayed on the front page of myastroimages.com for one month.
Winner's photo will be automatically entered in the "Wall of Fame" Coffee Mug Contest. (See viewforum.php?f=16)

Images must not exceed 800 Pixels wide when posted in the forums. Links are allowed off site to larger images.

Contest Starts on the 1st of each month, and ends on the last day of the month.

Monthly Imaging Contest Rules.

:clearsky: Two Consecutive Monthly Wins are the Max Allowed In a Row.
:clearsky: Limit of one "Wall of Fame" win per year. :coffee:

Monthly Win Rules
Situation:
Win TWO Consecutive Months,
"Sit Out" ONE Month to RESET.
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MikeM
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August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by MikeM » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:51 pm

August 2018 Astrophotography Contest



Time for the August 2018 Astrophotography Contest.

Lets get out into some clear skies and have fun :clearsky:


Open Target!

Limited to ONE Entry Per Person, Per Month!

:clearsky: Good Luck! :clearsky:
Clear Skies!
Mike

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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by h2opolo » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:24 pm

NGC 7822

RC8 with QSI 690 Astrodon and Lodestar OAG

Roughly 27x1200 HA, SII, OIII
Attachments
NGC 7822 SHO.jpg
NGC 7822 SHO.jpg (631.1 KiB) Viewed 1662 times
Carbon ED 127 FCD 100 SERIES, GSO RC-8, WO ED 102, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by gardenfish » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:43 pm

Thats the same pic you entered last month, just with more time. You going to keep entering it until it wins???? :15:
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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by h2opolo » Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:02 am

So. It's all I got

I just finished the propeller Ill try to post that instead.

What happened to the votes on last months pole? Votes did not register
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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by MikeM » Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:35 pm

Well, Sean, I guess you win being the only entry! :9: Great work though!!!
Clear Skies!
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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by h2opolo » Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:10 am

THanks Mike, I have a new image finally for submittal. I'm shooting my calibration frames now. Got my darks done yesterday (12 Hours non-stop) and tonight I'll do the flats. It's gonna be the Western and Eastern Veil.
Carbon ED 127 FCD 100 SERIES, GSO RC-8, WO ED 102, WO GT71 & Zenith Star 61
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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by tcorridan » Sun Sep 16, 2018 1:18 pm

Are we going to have a September 2018 Astrophotography Contest?

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Re: August 2018 Imaging Contest

Post by Craig » Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:11 am

Yes i would think one of the global moderators will set it up
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