~ October 31
WO Astrophotography Prize Contest 2008
Dear WO telescope user,
Submit your best shots by October 31 to email@example.com to be entered automatically in the Second Edition of the WO Astrophotography Prize Contest 2008.
Anyone who owns a WO telescope/spotting scope can participate in WO Photo Prize Contest (we may ask to prove this with photos, receipts or warranty cards copies).
You may send maximum 3 pictures to us related to Astronomy, the best one will be judged.
Pictures must to be new, which never appear on WO website and previous Photo contests.
Judges will be considering originality, age of the user, technical expertise, set-up used.
Submission deadline is October 31st 12.00 pm California time.
Winners will be announced on WO website and Yahoo group on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2008.
What you may win?
1st prize: Megrez 70 + US$ 100 certificate
2nd prize: ZS 66 Patriot + US$ 50 certificate
3rd prize: 10X50 binoculars + US$ 30 certificate
(Prizes are not changeable and will be shipped free of charge to the winner’s provided address. We will not cover any taxes, duties or similar).
To submit pictures, you have to send them by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Each file must be 1024x768, maximum 2MB ea.
ONLY JPG accepted.
The file must be named this way:
Telescope name codes:
zs66apo ZenithStar 66 Triplet ED APO
zs66sdapo ZenithStar 66 SD Doublet APO
zs66pet ZenithStar 66 Petzval ED
zs70ed ZenithStar 70 ED
zs80 ZenithStar 80
zs80s ZenithStar 80 Short
zs80fd Zenithstar 80 Fluorite Doublet
zs80IIed Zenithstar 80II ED
zs105ed ZenithStar 105 Triplet ED APO
zs110ed ZenithStar 110 Triplet ED APO
flt110 FLT 110
flt132 FLT 132
mz72fd Megrez 72FD
mz80apo Megrez triplet fluorite/Super APO
mz80fd Megrez Fluorite Doublet
mz80ed Megrez 80 Triplet ED APO
mz80sd Megrez 80 SD (any series)
mz88fd Megrez 88FD
mz90fd Megrez 90 FD
mz102sd Megrez 102 SD
mz102ed Megrez102 ED
ph80 Phoenix 80
f70a Ferrari Anniversary 70mm
Name of the author should be maximum 4 letters, minimum 2.
Date style should be 06jun depending on when you submit (it is NOT the date of the shot but of the submission).
In the body of the email or as an attached TXT file you must give these details:
Instruments: (including mount if any)
Place & Seeing:
Remarks: (if any)
Please also give details about who you are (age, experience in astrophotography, website, whatever you want to share with others).
Files that do not fulfill the above criteria, will be automatically disqualified, but will be added to our gallery at our discretion.
PRIZE PHOTO CONTEST OPEN!!!