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    Thumbs up AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!



    Here's the winner of the AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

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    Member Name: Juan
    User Name: jijc76

    And a link to the original thread for the details of the capture. LINK

    The voting was VERY CLOSE this year! In fact Juan won over 2 others by just ONE VOTE!


    Congratulations to Juan from all of the AF.net team!!!
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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    Here's the winner!

    Congratulations Juan!!!!
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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    Congratulations Juan! Well deserved.

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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    Fantastic and a good choice. It was tough indeed to choose. But I think that one is quite worthy.

    Congrats Juan!
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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    Congratulations Juan!
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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    A most deserving image. Really something. Bravo!
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    Default Re: AstronomyForum.net International 2017 Photo of the Year!!!

    FANTASTIC!!! Great job Juan!!! Very deserving image of the year!
    Great Choice!!
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    Wonderful image! Congratulations
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    Excellent choice. Congratulations Juan.
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    Congratulations Juan!! Awesome image.
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