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    Default Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest



    ************************************************** ************************************************** *****
    Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest




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


    DSO

    ghswen-albums-2nd-qtr-2016-ap-contest-picture137572t-jundso.jpg CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW

    NGC 3372 in SHO mapped colour
    by member HydrogenAlpha. Congratulations Ivan!





    Nightscape

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    Milky Way over Mount Shasta - the most stars I've seen!
    Member: srirampm Congratulations Sriram!




    Lunar

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    Moon June 10 & 13
    Member: TheFatKitty Congratulations Mark!


    Solar

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    Sun Ha AR 2529 Outbound
    Member: Lowjiber Congratulations John!



    Solar System

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    My First and Last Mars
    Member: tbagg35
    Congratulations Terry!


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

    The Quarterly Winners will receive the following:


    **** A certificate from AF.net including your photo, suitable for framing! (emailed to the winners.) I will be contacting the winners via PM to get some additional information so I can complete and email the certificates!

    **** 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 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    And here's this quarters winners!!!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Congratulations to all the winners!!

    Regards
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Awesome!

    Congratulations to Ivan, Sriram, Mark, John, and Terry! Excellent stuff guys!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Awesome work by all the entries and big congratulations to the winners!
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    Really amazing group of pictures everyone. Most deserving and congrats!
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    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 2nd Quarter 2016 International AP contest

    Congrats to all! All are excellent photos!

    But especially you Fat Kat! Came a long way in a short period of time!
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    Awesome, Congratulations all, great work
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    Congratulations to all the winners. Great quality images from all. Well done.
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