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    Default Announcing the winners of the 1st Quarter 2016 International AP contest



    Announcing the winners of the 1st Quarter 2016 International AP contest



    And here's our winners as selected by the AF.net membership:


    DSO

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    The Horsehead and Flame in NB
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    Prom Ha March 18, 2016
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    Solar System

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    Planetary Imaging
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    The Quarterly Winners will receive the following:


    **** A certificate from AF.net including your photo, suitable for framing! (emailed to the winners.)

    **** Your photo and name posted in the AP hall of fame! Astrophotography Competition Hall of Fame & Advanced Astrophotography FAQs

    **** We are working on a new sponsor for the AP contest! Ivo from APT has asked to take a break for calendar year 2016. Thanks so much for his generous contributions to the AP contest. ****


    Hopefully in the near future a icon will be posted in your user profile identifying you as a winner for this contest.


    Thanks from the AF.net team to all who entered! It's always amazing to see the talent we have here at Astronomyforum.net.

    ************************************************** ********************************



    A big congratulations to all the winners!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 1st Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    And here's your winners!!!!

    Congratulations to all!!!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 1st Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Awesome! Congratulations guys! These are amazing images and a real pleasure to view. Very excellent work everybody!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 1st Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Congratulations, Everyone. Splendid job done. I can tell you, those photos will inspire many more, like me, to go for AP in future. Thanks guys.
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    Congrats all , you all make this awesome forum rock thanks to you all
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    What a collection of images! "Wall worthy" as my better half would say.

    Congrats to all and thanks for your contributions!
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    It is great to see these images again in their place of honor, and well deserved it is. Congratulations to all the winners, you are an inspiration to the rest of us to keep at it!

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    Congrats to all the winners! Thanks AF.Net members for choosing my photo and thanks to Gordon and all the Mods for all the legwork in running these contests. It is a double winner today for me as I made the SkyNews Photo of the Week too!

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    Congrats to ALL the WINNERS!!! All of your images were SPECTACULAR!!
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    Congratulations , incredible shots deserved winners
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