Opening: January 28, 2019
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Entry fee: Free
Prizes: PLN 300, PLN 400, PLN 500, PLN 1,000, PLN 1,500
AstroCamera is the international competition for astrophotographers. It is organised by the Hevelianum in Gdańsk that deals with the promotion of science, astronomy in particular.
On 28 January 2011, on the 400th anniversary of its patron’s birth, the Hevelianum Centre announced the first edition of AstroCamera 2011 Competition addressed to all astronomy and astrophotography enthusiasts who share scientific passions of Johannes Hevelius, a 17th century astronomer, a constructor of observation tools, and a renowned observer of the sky at night. His life and achievements have been an inspiration for the Hevelianum to make the AstroCamera Competition a regular event in calendar.
On 28 January 2019 the Hevelianum announced the seventh, international, edition of the Competition.
- Deep sky objects
photographs: of star clusters, galaxies, nebulae, etc.
- Solar System objects
photographs: of planets, the Moon, comets, meteors, eclipses, object transits, etc.
photographs: showing landscape elements with astronomic objects, e.g. astronomic object rising and setting, movement of the celestial sphere
A Participant may register maximum 5 Competition Entries (photographs) jointly in all categories; however, in each category only one photograph of a Participant may be awarded a prize.