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 7th edition of 2020 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!

It is ‎Reinhold Wittich and his target Horsehead Nebula captured with ZWO ASI094MC Pro that won the championship.

The winning entry:

Photographer: Reinhold Wittich

Target: Horsehead Nebula

ASIWEEK-#07-frame

Equipment: ASI094MC Pro + RASA 11

Integration time: 3.25h(65x3min)

 

About the camera:

ZWO ASI6200MC Pro $3,999.00

ASI6200MC Pro-ZWO

Note: The ASI094MC Pro is already discontinued. We recommend you the ASI6200MC Pro camera.

Entries from other photographers:

Photographer: ‎‎‎‎Wissam Ayoub‎ ‎ 

Target: IC 410

Tadpole Nebula-ZWO-ASI1600MM Pro

Equipment: ES 80mm Triplette + 0.8x field reducer + CEM60 + ASI1600MM Pro + ASIAIR + ASI290MM Mini

Chroma 3nm Ha, OIII and SII: 20x300s

20x darks, 100x bias, no flats

Photographer: ‎‎‎‎Wissam Ayoub‎ ‎ 

Target: Jellyfish Nebula

Jellyfish Nebula-ZWO-ASI1600MM Pro

Equipment: ES 80mm Triplette + 0.8x field reducer + CEM60 + ASI1600MM Pro + ASIAIR + ASI290MM Mini

Chroma 3nm Ha, OIII and SII: 15x600s

15x darks, 100x bias, 30x flats per filter

Photographer: ‎‎‎‎Janco Moolman

Target: NGC 2359

Thor's Helmet-ZWO-ASI1600MM

Equipment: Sky-Watcher Esprit 100 ED + ASI1600MM Pro + Sky-Watcher NEQ6 Pro + ASI290MM Mini

Ha: 25x10min (Gain: 139), OIII: 25x10min (Gain: 139). Integration time: 8h 20min

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