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 47th edition of 2019 ASIWEEK ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Let’s take a look!

It is Janco Moolman and his target Tarantula Nebula captured with ZWO ASI1600MM that won the championship.


The winning entry:

Photographer: Janco Moolman

Target: Tarantula Nebula


Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM + Celestron 9.25 EDGE HD + 0.7x Reducer + ZWO EFW + ZWO Filters Ha 7nm、OIII 7nm + ZWO ASI290MM + ZWO OAG + Moonlite Focuser

Ha : 900s x 23 (Gain: 200, -15ºC)

OIII : 600s x 18 (Gain: 200, -15ºC)


About the camera:

ASI1600MM Pro $1,480.00–$1,639.00


Entries from other photographers:

Photographer: Mike Shapiro

Target: M42


Equipment: ASIAIR + ZWO ASI294MC Pro + ASI224 + STC Duo Narrowband + RASA 8 at F2

Photographer: Mike Shapiro

Target: M42 and Horsehead Nebula


Equipment: ZWO ASI294MC Pro + STC Duo Narrowband filter + ASI224 + RASA 8 at F2

Photographer: Jakub Szyma

Target: Barnard 150


Equipment: ASI294C + RASA 11″  + CEM120EC

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