IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2016 Winners!
Submitted: Monday, 4th May 2015 by Mike Salway
After running the IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2016 during June and July 2015, over 250 images were submitted and after over 1200 votes by the extended IceInSpace Community, the winning images have now been chosen by you!
The following images make up your IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2016!
Winner and Cover Image
Aurora Treescape by James Garlick
James 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.
Aurora Treescape by James Garlick, with 53.95% of the vote.
Lovejoy by philiphart, with 41.48% of the vote.
Whirlpool by AstroJoe, with 59.98% of the vote.
Horsehead Region by AstroJoe, with 61.45% of the vote.
Planets Mosaic by shiraz, with 48.90% of the vote.
Nebula Group 1
The Smoking Man by Andy01, with 40.34% of the vote.
Nebula Group 2
M78 Nebula by AstroJoe, with 51.51% of the vote.
Nightscape Featuring Moon
Moon Over Mon Viso by Stefano de Rosa, with 42.38% of the vote.
Nightscape - Milky Way
Venus Illumination by Tros Casswell, with 45.88% of the vote.
Nightscape - General
Bioluminescent Bay by James Garlick, with 47.84% of the vote.
Pleiades by AstroJoe, with 56.15% of the vote.
Tune In by Dustin Wong, with 58.11% of the vote.
People and Sky
Universal Bonding by Mark Gee, with 42.95% 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 2016 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 2017 calendar, so keep your eye out around April/May 2016 for announcements of how and where to submit your images.