IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2015 Winners!
Submitted: Tuesday, 15th July 2014 by Mike Salway
After running the IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2015 during June and July 2014, over 220 images were submitted and after over 1000 votes by the extended IceInSpace Community, the winning images have now been chosen by you!
The following images make up your IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2015!
Winner and Cover Image
Horsehead by Marco
Marco receives $250 cash and 2 free calendars.
Each category winner will be displayed as a month in the calendar, and will all receive the choice of $100 cash and 2 IceInSpace Astronomy Calendars, or 10 IceInSpace Astronomy Calendars.
Trial Bay Aurora curtains and beams by Graham Sanders, with 34.92% of the vote.
Andromeda Galaxy by bodiattila, with 29.69% of the vote.
Rise of the Core by AstroJason, with 37.72% of the vote.
Moon and Planets
Faces of Mars by John Hothersall, with 31.00% of the vote.
Nebula Group 1
Liberty by niharika, with 40.80% of the vote.
Nebula Group 2
Horsehead by Marco, with 50.14% of the vote.
Nightscape Milky Way
Dune, South Australia by John White Photos, with 43.42% of the vote.
Nightscape Featuring Moon
Crescent over a Foggy City by StephenM, with 30.44% of the vote.
Nightscape - Moonlit
Field of Dreams by CapturingTheNight, with 28.76% of the vote.
Nightscape - Widefield
Cosmic Balance by Erax7, with 29.97% of the vote.
Nightscape - People and Sky
Guide Us the Way by djmagro, with 32.12% of the vote.
Lake Eppalock by Phil Hart, with 30.81% of the vote.
Solar Sun by Solar, with 35.20% of the vote.
Congrats to all winners and thanks to the IceInSpace Community for your part in making this competition a success.
The next thing you all have to do, is buy plenty of calendars - for sale soon at the IceInSpace Shop!
The IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2015 will be available for sale in early August from the IceInSpace Shop.
Many thanks to David at Astrovisuals for teaming up with me and helping me to make this idea become a reality!
We'll run this competition again for the 2016 calendar, so keep your eye out around April/May 2015 for announcements of how and where to submit your images.