The July 2022 Contests are Here!

july contests

Today we are announcing the new contests for July 2022!

Are you new to our contests? Read the general rules first.

Here below you can find the definitions of the two contests. Remember to check the rules before taking part in these contests!

The One-Click Contest

The One-Click Observation for the July 2022 Contest is the 47 TUCANAE obtained with CHI-1 in the LRGB filter set.

47 Tucanae, or 47 Tuc (also designated NGC 104) is a globular cluster located in the constellation Tucana and it is the second brightest globular cluster in the sky.

You can grab and download the One-Click Observation by clicking here.

To qualify for the contest, remember to tag the picture you upload with #OneClickContestJul22 and either #Expert or #Beginner (check this page to find out your skill level).

The winners of the best picture in the One-Click Contest will receive:

  • 25 credits prize (value $38) in the Beginner tier
  • 50 credits prize (value $76) in the Expert tier

The Bundle Contest

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The Observation Bundle for July 2022 Contest is the NGC 1531, obtained with CHI-1 in the LRGB filter set. It contains 7 One-Click Observations corresponding to more than 9 hours of total exposure time.

NGC 1531 is a dwarf galaxy in the constellation Eridanus that is interacting with the larger spiral galaxy NGC 1532. Although technically classified as a peculiar lenticular galaxy, the galaxy's structure is better described as amorphous.

You can see and grab this Observation Bundle by clicking here.

To qualify for the contest, remember to tag the picture you upload with #BundleContestJul22 and either #Expert or #Beginner (check this page to find out your skill level)

The winners of the best picture in the Bundle Contest will receive:

  • 75 credits prize (value $113) in the Beginner tier
  • 100 credits prize (value $140) in the Expert tier

May the best astrophotographer win!