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 sixth edition of 2020 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!
It is Aziz Astro and his target Dolphin Nebula captured with ZWO ASI1600MM Pro that won the championship.
The winning entry:
Photographer: Aziz Astro
Target: Dolphin Nebula
Equipment: Apo astrographe TS 102mm F5.1 + AZ EQ6GT + ZWO ASI1600MM Pro
Integration time: 9h 6min
About the camera:
ZWO ASI1600MM Pro $1,280.00
Entries from other photographers:
Photographer: Menezes FO
Target: Horsehead Nebula
Equipment: APO TS 80MM + ASI1600MM Cool + ASIAIR
Bin2 G: 10 x 200s, Bin2 B:4 x 200s, Bin2 R:15 x 200s, Bin2 L:20 x 300s
Photographer: Ben Marks
Equipment: 8” Quattro Newtonian + Skywatcher EQ6-R + ASI1600MM Pro
Ha 5nm: 43x180s, OIII 3nm: 30x180s, RGB each channel: 60x10s
Photographer: Roland Ivan
Equipment: Celestron RASA 11 + CEM60 + ASI294MC Pro + ASIAIR + ASI120MM Mini
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