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 8th edition of 2020 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!

It is ‎Joe Renzetti and his target M78 captured with ZWO ASI1600MM that won the championship.


The winning entry:

Photographer: Joe Renzetti

Target: M78


Equipment: ASI1600MM + Celestron C14 + Hyperstar + AP1100GTO + Baader 2″ LRGB

RGB: 30 x 30s per channel


About the camera:

ZWO ASI1600MM Pro $1,280.00



Photographer: Manuel Huss

Target: IC1795


Equipment: ASI1600MM Pro + ONTC 8″ Newton

Integration time: About 13 hours


Photographer: Janco Moolman

Target: NGC3372


Equipment: ASI1600MM + Sky-Watcher Esprit 100

Ha 5nm: 27 x 5min, Gain: 200, Offset: 50

RGB: 27 x 1min per channel, Gain: 75, Offset: 12


Photographer: ‎‎Joe Renzetti

Target: NGC1365


Equipment: ASI178MM Cool + C14 + Hyperstar AP1100GTO + Baader 2” LRGB

RGB: 30 x 30s per channel

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