Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 23
Like Tree55Likes

Thread: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

  1. #1
    ghswen's Avatar
    ghswen is online now Super Moderator
    Points: 124,670, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    200+ Posts Achievement!First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!Visitor Messenger Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!
    Awards:
    Reply Award
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Southern California, USA
    Posts
    9,641
    Points
    124,670
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    6,044
    Thanked 6,791x 4,017 Posts
    Downloads
    27
    Uploads
    9

    Default Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !



    ************************************************** **************************************************
    Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest
    !


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


    DSO

    CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW


    Bi-Colour Heart Ha and SII

    Member: frant

    Congratulations Richard !




    Nightscape

    CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW


    If you have no mount, it's hard to avoid trailing -- so go for it

    Member: rgbtxus

    Congratulations Richard !



    Lunar

    CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW


    Bad conditions but big Clavius 11 september 2016

    Member: Luc CATHALA

    Congratulations Luc !


    Solar

    CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW


    August 15th. PROMENENCE.

    Member Tillibobs

    Congratulations Keith !



    Solar System

    CLICK FOR LARGER VIEW


    Jupiter Last year

    Member: devm

    Congratulations
    Merrill !



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

    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.

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


    Click here to see how YOU can get your photo entered into the 4th quarter 2016 astrophotography contest!!!





    A big congratulations to all the winners!
    Last edited by ghswen; 10-18-2016 at 05:15 PM.
    Gordon
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    Scopes:
    Skywatcher 254N, Orion Atlas EQ-g mount, 9x50 finder/guide scope w/SSAG. GSO coma corrector, Meade ETX70AT. Vixen 70mm refrator. Lunt LS35THa solar scope. Skywatcher EQ5pro mount. Imagers: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, Canon 350d (modified), Meade DSI IIc, Meade LPI, Filters: LRGB, Ha 7nm, O-III 7nm, S-II 7nm Eyepieces: a few, Primary software: Cartes du Ciel, EQMOD, Nebulosity, Photoshop, StarTools V1.4
    Blog:
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    ******************************
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
    ******************************

  2. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to ghswen For This Useful Post:

    astroval (10-19-2016),bladekeeper (10-18-2016),GrandPrixChris (10-19-2016),kingclinton (10-18-2016),Lowjiber (10-18-2016),mandomom (10-18-2016)

  3. #2
    ghswen's Avatar
    ghswen is online now Super Moderator
    Points: 124,670, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 49.0%
    Achievements:
    200+ Posts Achievement!First 1000 Experience Points365 Days+ Registered Achievement!Visitor Messenger Achievement!750 Days+ Registered Achievement!
    Awards:
    Reply Award
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Southern California, USA
    Posts
    9,641
    Points
    124,670
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    6,044
    Thanked 6,791x 4,017 Posts
    Downloads
    27
    Uploads
    9

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !





    And here's our winners!!!


    Congratulations to all!




    Leveye and bladekeeper like this.
    Gordon
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    Scopes:
    Skywatcher 254N, Orion Atlas EQ-g mount, 9x50 finder/guide scope w/SSAG. GSO coma corrector, Meade ETX70AT. Vixen 70mm refrator. Lunt LS35THa solar scope. Skywatcher EQ5pro mount. Imagers: ZWO ASI1600 MM Cool, Canon 350d (modified), Meade DSI IIc, Meade LPI, Filters: LRGB, Ha 7nm, O-III 7nm, S-II 7nm Eyepieces: a few, Primary software: Cartes du Ciel, EQMOD, Nebulosity, Photoshop, StarTools V1.4
    Blog:
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    ******************************
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
    ******************************

  4. #3
    Leveye's Avatar
    Leveye is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 36,297, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.3%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Newport Oregon
    Posts
    4,725
    Points
    36,297
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1,212
    Thanked 1,232x 1,129 Posts
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Congrats to all. Such great work everyone!
    kingclinton and bladekeeper like this.
    My eyes
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

    1984 Meade 2120 10" SCT- 1998 U.S.A. made Celestron C8 SCT -StellarVue SV80ED Doublet- 1960's Homemade 6" F5.6 Newt - Astro Tech AT8IN Imaging Newt- Vintage 1961 H.O.C. made ATCO 80mm/1200mm refractor w/ original vintage eyepieces - Zhumell, Orion, Astro Tech 9x50 finderscopes - Orion Atlas AZ/EQ-G
    Unmodded Canon 5DMKiii - Modded Canon 700D/ T5i- ZWO ASI120MC CMOS - Meade DSI1 Mono CCD APT-PHD-CDC-PS-LR


    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Leveye For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  6. #4
    bladekeeper's Avatar
    bladekeeper is online now Moderator
    Points: 136,588, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 99.9%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Awards:
    Activity Award
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Location
    Lowell, Arkansas, USA
    Posts
    22,460
    Points
    136,588
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    16,576
    Thanked 9,155x 6,576 Posts
    Downloads
    7
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Outstanding images! Congrats to the winners! Well earned indeed!
    kingclinton likes this.
    Bryan
    Scopes: Apertura AD12, 8x50mm RACI, Telrad; ES AR127, Twilight II Mount; Orion ST80; MC90 Mak, iOptron Cube-G Mount; Meade Telestar NG60
    Eyepieces: GSO Superview 30mm; ES 70° 25mm; ES 82º Series; GSO 9mm Plössl; Zhumell Z Series 5mm; Vite Aspherics 23mm, 10mm, 4mm; Orion Expanse 20mm, 9mm
    Binoculars: Pentax PCF WP II 10x50, Bresser Corvette 10x50, Bresser Hunter 16x50 and 8x40, Garrett Gemini 12x60 LW, Gordon 10x50
    Observing: Herschel Tallies: H1 = 400/400 H2 = 224/400 H3 = 135/300; 2,278 observations of 1,384 objects; and Led Zeppelin


    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

  7. The Following User Says Thank You to bladekeeper For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  8. #5
    kingclinton's Avatar
    kingclinton is online now Moderator
    Points: 63,556, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 27.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!Blogger Achievement!
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    Durban ,South Africa, Latitude: -29.85 Longitude: 31.0166667
    Posts
    10,902
    Points
    63,556
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    3,414
    Thanked 4,200x 2,847 Posts
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Well done guys, outstanding images!
    bladekeeper likes this.
    SCOPES:Orion XT8 classic../Skywatcher 102 synscan goto/Celestron Powerseeker 60AZ .
    EYEPIECES:
    4mm/9mm/10mm/15mm/20mm/25mm/2" 30mm 86deg.
    BINOCULARS:
    Garrett Gemini 11X56 LW.
    CAMERA:
    Canon 1200D(T5)
    SOFTWARE:
    Star tools,Stellerium, Starry night.
    BLOG:
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

    Some people don't understand why I love astronomy so much! I cannot understand why they don't!

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to kingclinton For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  10. #6
    bobharmony's Avatar
    bobharmony is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 14,826, Level: 83
    Level completed: 94%, Points required for next Level: 24
    Overall activity: 63.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!Blogger Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    Connecticut USA
    Posts
    3,128
    Points
    14,826
    Level
    83
    Thanks
    558
    Thanked 1,150x 1,129 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Great job of selecting the finalists, and the individual images are great to revisit. Congrats to this quarters winners!

    Bob
    kingclinton and bladekeeper like this.
    Hardware: Celestron C6-N w/ Advanced GTmount, Orion ST-80, Canon 60D (unmodded), Orion SSAG Software: BYE, PHD2, DSS, PhotoShop CC 2015

    There are 10 types of people in the world - those who understand binary, and those who don't.
    visit my Astrophotography blog:
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
    src="http://clearoutside.com/forecast_image_small/41.70/-72.67/forecast.png" border="0" alt="" />

  11. The Following User Says Thank You to bobharmony For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  12. #7
    12richardk's Avatar
    12richardk is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 7,306, Level: 59
    Level completed: 78%, Points required for next Level: 44
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!Gallery Achievement!
    Join Date
    Dec 2015
    Location
    Johannesburg
    Posts
    1,883
    Points
    7,306
    Level
    59
    Thanks
    86
    Thanked 326x 324 Posts
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Well done all I loved all you images and keep them coming
    kingclinton and bladekeeper like this.
    Richard
    Reflector GSO 200 Dobsonian F6
    Refractors 80 William Optic ED Apo F6.8 on a SLT Mount , Tasco 7 TE-5 F16.7 , Tasco 10 TE-5 F 15 ,
    MCT 90 skywatcher AZ go to F13.9, Bosma 150 F12 on a EQ5
    SCT C5 Celestron F10

  13. The Following User Says Thank You to 12richardk For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  14. #8
    Testgear's Avatar
    Testgear is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 7,801, Level: 61
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 49
    Overall activity: 45.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!200+ Posts Achievement!
    Join Date
    Feb 2016
    Location
    Nottinghamshire, UK
    Posts
    1,605
    Points
    7,801
    Level
    61
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 535x 448 Posts
    Downloads
    1
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Congratulations to all the winners. They are amazing images. Well done.
    kingclinton and bladekeeper like this.
    Dave
    SCOPES : NEQ6 Pro, Celestron Advanced GT, CAMERAS : Unmodded Canon 50D, ATIK 4120EX OSC, Lodestar X2, Celestron NexImage 5,ZWO ASI290EX COOL Colour. StarSense, LENS'S : C11. Hyperstar, Celestron Reducer/Corector f6.3. OTHERS : Seymour Solar SF1200 12" Type 2 Glass Solar Filter, Hutech IDAS LPS D1-2 filter, eyepieces, Laptops.SOFTWARE: PixInsight, GIMP2, PHD2, Cartes Du Ciel, EQMOD, ASCOM Platform 6.2, ArtimisCapture, SGPro, TeamViewer :
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to Testgear For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  16. #9
    Dragonsfire's Avatar
    Dragonsfire is offline HYPER GIANT
    Points: 37,437, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 16.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!5 Threads Achievement!50 Posts Achievement!First 1000 Experience Points
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Med.Hat.AB.
    Posts
    6,886
    Points
    37,437
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 1,929x 1,795 Posts
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    Congrats All Awesome images !!!
    kingclinton and bladekeeper like this.
    Neil
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


    Orion XT8i, AR102
    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

    ES24, 18mm 2", 11mm
    Agena 38mm 70SWA 2", 6mm, 25mm Ortho Volcono top.
    TeleVue 3X Barlow Long, TELRAD, Oly E-PM2, ASI120MC, iOptron Skytracker, Solar ND3.8, ND5.

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Dragonsfire For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

  18. #10
    astrovetteman's Avatar
    astrovetteman is online now HYPER GIANT
    Points: 48,034, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    2 Posts Achievement20 Posts Achievement!Got three Friends5 Threads Achievement!20+ Friends Achievement!
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Terre Haute, IN
    Posts
    2,646
    Points
    48,034
    Level
    100
    Thanks
    3,442
    Thanked 1,198x 1,055 Posts
    Downloads
    2
    Uploads
    0

    Default Re: Announcing the winners of the 3rd Quarter 2016 International AP contest !

    CONGRATS to all you WINNERS!! Those are all AWESOME images!!
    Be Proud!!
    Tom
    bladekeeper likes this.

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
    Scopes: Tele Vue NP127is, C9.25, Tele Vue TV-85, C8 Edge HD, C80mm Guide, Orion 50mm Deluxe Guider /Mount: CGEM-DX Hypertuned/MAX-DSBS/ Guider: Celestron Deluxe Off-Axis, Orion Star Shoot, ZWO ASI120MC/ Cameras:QHY16200A, QHY10, QHY9M, QHY5LII, QHY PoleMaster, EOS 60Da, EOS 60D, EOS 40D/ Reducer/Corrector: Tele Vue Large Field Corrector, Cf6.3/, .7x Edge 8"/Reducer/Flattner: TV 0.8X/ Focuser: RoboFocus/ Camera Control: MaximDL, Astrophotography Tool, Images Plus/ Processing: PixInsight, Maxim DL6, PSCS5, Images Plus, Lightroom

    To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 5 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

  19. The Following User Says Thank You to astrovetteman For This Useful Post:

    ghswen (10-18-2016)

 

 
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 24
    Last Post: 07-24-2016, 03:05 PM
  2. Replies: 24
    Last Post: 06-08-2016, 03:49 PM
  3. Replies: 24
    Last Post: 03-06-2016, 12:57 AM
  4. Replies: 16
    Last Post: 11-08-2014, 04:56 AM
  5. Replies: 16
    Last Post: 08-01-2014, 07:14 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.0
Powered by vBulletin®
All times are GMT. The time now is 09:23 PM.