David (from Astrovisuals) and I are enjoying seeing them come through.
With only 10 days left in the image submission part of the competition, there's lesser representation in a few categories, so we're putting the call out for more submissions in the following categories:
- Milky Way or Constellation Widefield
- Planet or Solar (close up or montage)
- Star Trails
- Solar Eclipse
Please don't worry that your images aren't good enough, and of course submission in other categories is still welcome!
As of 5pm this afternoon, image submission for the calendar competition has closed.
We had a great response, with over 215 images submitted across the various categories.
Over the next few days, David (Astrovisuals) and I will narrow down the images to a shortlist in each category.
After that, a voting form will go online where the extended IceInSpace community will be able to vote for their favourite images in each category. I'm expecting this to be ready on Monday or Tuesday, and voting will be open for a month or so.
Just an update on this - the winners of the calendar competition will be announced on Sunday or Monday.
The calendar is coming together really well! We're so excited with what we've produced and we're sure you'll love it too.
The final proofs will be done in the coming weeks, and the calendar is expected to be ready for sale in early August, available from the IceInSpace Shop.
The calendar will be even better this year, not only because the images were chosen by you, but because David has gone above and beyond and included more detail and more resources for night sky enthusiasts.
There's 2 additional pull-out pages in the centre, including a Moon Map, Star Chart, Planet visibility charts and 2 posters containing all of the short-listed images.