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October Entries - Time to judge for a winner (2013)

Poll: October's Entries: Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky (was ended 0000-00-00 00:00:00)

Widefield Photo #1
7 26.9%
Widefield Photo #2
4 15.4%
Widefield Photo #3
1 3.8%
Widefield Photo #4
8 30.8%
Widefield Photo #5
5 19.2%
Widefield Photo #6
1 3.8%
Total number of voters: 26
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With the closure of the October 2013 Astrophotography Competition, it is time to judge the entries. Please view the images and cast your vote on the Poll included. There is no need to reply to this post, or add comments - people's views are their own but may seem to sway favour towards a particular photo if too many comments towards a particular photo is made.

You have only 1 Vote, so make it count. Thanks again to Scopes & Space Ltd. for their sponsorship of the prize for October, a pair of a Celestron SkyMaster 20 X 80 Binoculars. (see October's competition thread here for details)


Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #1

The Southern Cross and the Coalsack. Canon 450D and Sigma 50mm F1.4.


Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #2

November 2010 shot as a first attempt at widefield astrophography. the Great hunter Orion rising high in the South with Canis Major and Canis Minor. It was taken using a Canon 1000d, 30s exposure at ISO 400.



Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #3

Orion star trails taken with a stationary Canon 350D and 28-80mm lens that was stepped 5 times 4 minutes apart, single shot. No processing.



Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #4

November 4th at 6:57PM, Canon 60d Sigma 10-20mm @ 10mm f4.5 30 seconds ISO1600 Lightroom



Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #5

24 x 60s L + 6 each x 60s of RGB. No guiding, February 2013. Scope: TAK 106ED Camera: ATIK 460ex with Astronomik LRGB filter set. Captured with AstroArt5 and processed with PixInsight.



Widefield: Constellations of the Night Sky Photo #6

Taken from the Sugarloaf in Co Wicklow with a Canon 30D.




Best of Luck!


Seanie Morris.
Midlands Astronomy Club.
Radio Presenter (Midlands 103), Space Enthusiast, Astronomy Outreach Co-ordinator.
Former IFAS Chairperson and Secretary.
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