To enhance our amateurs’ abilities of astro-observation and astrophotography, to stimulate the public’s imagination and creativity, and to better feel the beauty of the stars, universe and science. We have the ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST now. We sincerely invite global astronomers and photographers to participate.

Here are the fantastic works from the second edition of 2020 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!

It is Cedric Begue and his target M42 captured with ZWO ASI294MC Pro that won the championship.


The winning entry:

Photographer: Cedric Begue

Target: M42


Equipment: ZWO ASI294MC Pro + 500mm F4 photo lens + HEQ5 Pro + ASIAIR

Total exposure time 4.5 hours in 30 and 180s subs.


About the camera:

ASI294MC Pro $999.00


Entries from other photographers:

Photographer: Ben Marks

Target: M42


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro +Skywatcher ED80/600 + SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro (EQMOD)

Photographer: Orestis Pavlou

Target: M31


Equipment: ZWO ASI294MC Pro + Sky-Watcher Evostar ED80 Black Diamond + Celestron AVX

Photographer: Paweł Radomski

Target: NGC 2264


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM Cool + Hubble Space Telescope

Photographer: Dominik Ehrhardt

Target: Rosette Nebula


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro + TS 100 mm f/5.8 Quadruplet + 0.8 reducer

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