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July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Gordon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:16 pm

Hi Everyone!

Well here's the very first TSS Astrophotography contest results. Even with TSS being just 4 months old we had quite a few great images to pick from in the month of July! Membership is picking up and an lot of new members talking about getting into AP, so I expect everyone will make our job much harder in the coming months!

For those who are not familiar with how this works here's a link to the guidelines for the contest. viewtopic.php?f=93&t=1426

So for your enjoyment! Here's the first graduating class for The Sky Searchers.

Here's our winners!


DSO

Member Steve333 Congratulations Steve!!

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Solar

Member Lowjiber Congratulations John!!

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Nightscape

Member jrkirkham Congratulations Rob!!

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Lunar

Member bladekeeper Congratulations Bryan!!

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Solar System

Member Jay Tee Congratulations JT!!

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Honorable Mention


The team would like to take this time to thank all of our members! It's great having you here at TSS!

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by helicon » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:37 pm

Congrats to all the winners!!!

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by KingNothing13 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:42 pm

Congrats to the winners - you all make some exceptional images!
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by KingClinton » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:42 pm

Congratulations to our very first TSS astrophotography contest winners!!!

Really great images all round!!!
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Bigzmey » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:37 pm

Those are great shots, congrats to our winners!
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Don Quixote » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:10 pm

Congratulations to all.
THANK YOU ALL FOR PARTICIPATING.

This is a wonderful activity here in TSS.
THANK YOU TEAM !
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by bobharmony » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:17 pm

Great job folks, and a fine selection it was!

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Unitron48 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:33 pm

Incredible images! Congrats to all...and a special thanks to those responsible for working the contest!!

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Thefatkitty » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:41 pm

Well done all and well deserved! And yes, a thanks to the fine folks here for getting this going! :clap:

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by bradleybcraig » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:48 pm

Fantastic images! Congrats to the winners and thanks to the mods for making the hard choices!!!!
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Juno16 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:14 pm

Congratulations all for your great images!

Thanks,
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by JayTee » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:54 pm

Congrats to all the imagers that submitted their work during July!

If you're bored and are looking for something to do, go look at all the deep sky objects (DSOs) images submitted in July and you will see that there are a number of pictures that are of such high quality that it made choosing one of them above the others very difficult.

Once again congrats to all our imagers. And please keep sharing your awesome work!

Cheers,
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by bladekeeper » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:55 am

Congrats everybody! :)
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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by Lowjiber » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:02 am

A special Thank You goes out to our administrative staff for getting these events rolling here at TSS, and a thumbs-up to all who entered.

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Re: July 2019 AP contest winners!!!

Post by jrkirkham » Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:39 pm

A big thank you to all who started the contests back up. I've always enjoyed looking a the various shots.
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