The June 2022 contests are here!

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Today we are announcing the new contests for June 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 June 2022 Contest is the Omega Nebula - or M 17 - obtained with CHI-1 in the LRGB filter set.

The Omega Nebula, also known as the Swan Nebula, Checkmark Nebula, Lobster Nebula, and the Horseshoe Nebula is an H II region in the constellation Sagittarius.

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 #OneClickContestJun22 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
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The Bundle Contest

The Observation Bundle for June 2022 Contest is a 2-panel mosaic of the Orion Belt, obtained with AUS-2 in the LRGB filter set. It contains two separate bundles of 8 One-Click Observations each corresponding to more than 20 hours of total exposure time.

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

Note that to qualify for the contest you have to create a mosaic of the two panels

To qualify for the contest, remember to tag the picture you upload with #BundleContestJun22 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!