September-October 2019 Monthly Showcase

Hi everyone, The October 2019 Monthly Showcase competition is open for entries. The submissions can be articles, drawings, animations, photos or anything, of any astronomy-related object 10km and up. Please send your submissions to me at bpetschel@gmail.comby the end of the month. The September 2019 winner is Kym Haines with a magnificent picture of CG4/Hand…

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August Monthly Showcase winner

Hi everyone, Congratulations to Kym Haines who won the August monthly showcase with a beautiful image of the Trifid Nebula. Excellent entries were also received from Jean-Luc Gaubicher, with a smartphone shot of the Moon and Saturn side by side, and from John Sandoval with a star trails video. The September Monthly Showcase is still…

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May 2019 Object of the Month

Hi everyone, There’s still a few days left for you to submit your entries for the May 2019 Object of the Month – Centaurus A galaxy. There haven’t been any entries this month so it would be great to receive your submissions. Please send your articles or images (with a short description of how the…

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April OOTM winner and upcoming targets

Hi everyone, I’m pleased to announce that the winner of the April 2019 Object of the Month image competition (Omega Centauri globular cluster) is David Stevenson (see attached image). A close runner-up is David Armen with an interesting image that shows what you actually see through the telescope. Other excellent images were contributed by Kym…

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Deadline extension for March OOTM

Hi everyone, Due to weather cancelling the first two observing nights in March, we are extending the deadline for the March Object of the Month (M1 Crab Nebula) until Sunday 14th April. If either of the next two observing nights go ahead, that should give you plenty of time to process your images. Looking forward…

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