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 third edition of 2020 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!

It is Ross Clark and his target M42 captured with ZWO ASI1600MC Pro that won the championship.


The winning entry:

Photographer: Ross Clark

Target: Sh2-240


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MC Pro + Canon EF L 70-200mm f/2.8 at 200mm f/4 +  iOptron CEM25P

40x600s images stacked with 50x Darks, Flats and Flat Darks in DSS


About the camera:

ASI1600MC Pro $999.00


Note: The ASI1600MC Pro is already discontinued, we recommend ASI294MC Pro to you!


Entries from other photographers:

Photographer: ‎Ariel Cappelletti‎ 

Target: Rosette Nebula


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro + SW Explorer 200p + SW Coma Corrector 0.9x + EQ6-R-Pro + ZWO EAF


Photographer: ‎‎Michel Swerissen 

Target: M33


Equipment: ZWO ASI294MC Pro + ZWO ASIAIR + SW 150PDS (750mm) + NEQ6 + ASI120MC-S


Photographer: ‎‎‎Olivier Meersman‎  

Target: M45


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM Pro + Williamoptics Z81 + William optics 50mm guidescope + iOptron iEQ 30 Pro


Photographer: ‎‎‎‎Rutger Bus‎   

Target: M42


Equipment: ZWO ASI294MC Pro + William Optics GT71 + 0.8x Focal reducer/flatner


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