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    Thumbs up Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest



    4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

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    Submit Your Photos Now!


    Image Qualification dates:

    Images must have been captured from October 1st, 2012 through December 31st, 2012.


    all entries must be received by 7 January 2013.

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    Submission Categories:

    1. Deep space: Anything outside our solar system.

    2. Solar system: Anything in our solar system excluding the moon, sun, and earth and anything on them (with this definition for example, Mars is solar system as is the International Space Station).

    3. Moon: Any photograph of all or part of the moon that contains no objects from any other category.

    4. Sun: Any photograph of all or part of the sun that contains no objects from any other category.

    5. Night Scape: Any terrestrial photograph that contains one or more objects from one or more of the other categories.

    6. Polytopical: Two or more categories in one. e.g. M45 and Venus... The committee running the competition will decide which category for the photo.


    NOTE: One entry per category please!

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    Only entries submitted by a AF.net member in good standing will be accepted. Please include your full name, and user name in your email entry, along with the description, details about the method used to capture the image and the equipment used.

    All images must be taken by the AF.net member using equipment owned by the member.


    NOTE: Please size your images to a maximum of 900 x 1100 pixels. Submitted images larger than these dimensions will be resized to fit these requirements.

    Send entries to astrophotographycontest [at] gmail dot com

    Photos for Grand Winners in each category will be chosen by anonymous member voting.

    effective 7-27-12 Attention entrants: There can be no mention in the forums of photos you entered in the contest once you have made the submission. Violation of this rule will void your entry from the competition.

    Winners will receive:






    • A certificate suitable for framing! (emailed to the winners.)




    • And a special profile icon displayed next to your user name.



    Good luck!
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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Just a reminder to submit your images.

    (please read the rules and submission information above!)
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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Any word when the polls will be open?
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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Hopefully by the end of the month. (we have one of AP contest team on vacation)

    Thanks for asking.
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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    I know that there is a lot of hard work involved and on behalf of the AF community I will say a big thank you to everyone involved with the forum and the contests.
    This used to be a great place to hang out but now it is not safe here anymore.

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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Update:

    NOTE: One of the moderator team members that supports this contest has been away on vacation. Sorry for the delay in getting the polls up for the 4th quarter 2012 contest. Keep your eyes open for them early in February!
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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Was this Contest cancelled? AlanP

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    Default Re: Announcing: 4th Quarter 2012 International AF.net Astrophotography Contest

    Nope.

    Polls should be up in the next few hours.
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