GET VOTING! IFAS 2016 Calendar images are in

4 years 6 months ago - 4 years 6 months ago #104758 by Seanie_Morris
GET VOTING! IFAS 2016 Calendar images are in was created by Seanie_Morris
Ladies and Gentlemen (and Anthony),

The images are now in to compete for a place in the IFAS 2016 Calendar!

Cast your vote here >
( www.irishastronomy.org/calendar2016poll.html )

You DO NOT need to be a registered user, or logged in to vote. You only have one vote. All the details are on the page!

Good Luck to all our entrants, and thank you for entering!


Seanie.

Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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4 years 6 months ago #104767 by Roy Stewart
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Hi Seanie..

The captions do not represent the photo's that are
depicted.

I.E:
Photo 1: The Moon via a Sony cyber-shot digital camera held to the eye piece of a 10inch Dob scope.

This is in fact a picture of star trails with a lovely auroral display.

Cheers Roy

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4 years 6 months ago #104769 by Seanie_Morris
Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic GET VOTING! IFAS 2016 Calendar images are in
Hi Roy, you must be looking at the page from your computer's cache from around 2 hours ago? The captions are all showing fine for me... I regurgitated last year's poll (you have last year's Photo 1 description) and changed details accordingly.
If in doubt, hit the F5 key on your keyboard.

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4 years 6 months ago #104774 by gordonlalor
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Should there i be seeing 18 images?
Can only see 15.

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4 years 6 months ago #104779 by Seanie_Morris
Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic GET VOTING! IFAS 2016 Calendar images are in

gordonlalor wrote: Should there i be seeing 18 images?
Can only see 15.


That's right, 15.

I think my Firefox is kicking my shin a bit here, trying to annoy me...
Just finished the radio show now, when I get home I'll check it out (or worst case in the morning).

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4 years 6 months ago - 4 years 6 months ago #104786 by Seanie_Morris
Replied by Seanie_Morris on topic GET VOTING! IFAS 2016 Calendar images are in
My apologies, there was a bad link trying to display last year's data in the first of the 2 links in the OP. Fixed now. Previous poll votes are valid as the actual poll is hosted on a 3rd party provider.

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4 years 6 months ago #104924 by Seanie_Morris
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RESULTS!

Congratulations to the following 12 images and their astrophotographers who will now be the basis of the 2016 Calendar (posted in no particular order of merit):

(Poll Image # - Name of Entrant)
2 (M51 Galaxy) - Colin Maher
5 (Elephant's Trunk nebula) - Brendan Kinch
12 (M101 Galaxy) - John Dolan
9 (NGC7822 Emission Nebula) - Brendan Kinch
10 (Milky Way rising) - John O'Mahony
11 (Milky Way with ISS streak) - Keith Geary
13 (M13 Globular Cluster) - John Dolan
3 (Milky Way) - John O'Mahony
8 (Cassiopeia with M31) - Paul Byrne
14 (Moon with Tycho crater) - Seanie Morris
7 (Orion reflected in water) - Keith Geary
1 (St. Patrick's Day aurora) - Paul Evans

Well done all! John Flannery (skynotes) is finalising the data, IFAS Committee Reps have viewed test data, and it is nearing completion.

Seanie.

Midlands Astronomy Club.
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Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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