Hungary based Fornax Mounts is hosting a new astrophotography competition.
The competition in presented in three categories. To enter you can register on the Fornax website and upload your work. If you would like to share your astrophotos on social media sites, you can use the #FornaxMountsCompetition and #Letsmovewiththeuniverse hashtags.
The categories include:
– Deep Sky Objects: Photographs of the deep sky such as galaxies, star clusters or nebulae.
– Astro-Landscapes: Photographs showing landscape elements with astronomical objects, e.g. astronomical object rising and/or setting, movement of the celestial sphere, etc.
– Solar System Objects: Photographs showing objects in our Solar System such as the Sun, the Moon, planets or comets.
The jury of the competition are Ambassadors of Fornax Mounts from all over the world including:
– Lóránd Fényes (Hungary)
– Alex Conu (Norway/Romania)
– Mehmet Ergün (Germany)
– Gaspar Bakos (Professor of Astrophysical Sciences Princeton University)
– Bence Sari (Fornax Mounts)
The competition features over 12,000 Euros in prizes. The Grand Prize is a Fornax 52 mount plus MC5 controller. Other prizes include:
– 2nd Prize in each category: LighTrack II Full Set
– 3rd Prize in each category: LighTrack II mount
– 4th Place in each category: 60% OFF from any LighTrack II Mount Sets or Accessories
– 5th Place in each category: 40% OFF from any LighTrack II Mount Sets or Accessories
– 6th Place in each category: 20% OFF from any LighTrack II Mount Sets or Accessories
Entries can be submitted now through October 31, 2021. The winners will be announced in November.
You can learn more here.
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