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IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2016 On-Sale NOW!

by Mike Salway

The IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2016 is now available for sale via the IceInSpace Shop!

This is your calendar! With images submitted by IceInSpace members, and winning images chosen by the IceInSpace Community, the calendar showcases the brilliant talent we have on offer.

The calendar features 12 great images of our night sky, and provides a nightly guide to what’s visible in the sky. The calendar also includes a summary of the year indicating best time to view the planets, as well as maps showing planetary alignments in the pre-dawn and post-sunset sky. It also includes monthly star charts, moon phases, conjunctions, eclipses and other major events as well as school holidays for all Australian states.

SAVE: Order 2 or more calendars (of the Astronomy 2016 or the 2016 Southern Sky Calendar) and receive 20% off!

The calendar makes a fantastic gift – for yourself, your friends and family. Whether they’re hardcore amateur astronomers, have a casual interest in the night sky, or just like looking at pretty pictures, this calendar will be a great addition to any wall, kitchen cupboard or workplace cubicle.

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IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2016 Winners Announced!


After running the IceInSpace Calendar Competition 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!

View the Winning Images!

Your IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar 2016 will be on sale in the IceInSpace Shop from late August/early September. So buy plenty of calendars for yourself, your family and friends, work colleagues etc :)

Congrats to all winners and thanks to the IceInSpace Community for your part in making this competition a success.

Many thanks to David at Astrovisuals for teaming up with me for another year and helping me to make this idea become a reality!

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Voting for the IceInSpace Calendar Competition for 2016 is now open!


Voting for the IceInSpace Calendar Competition for 2016 is now open! Just by voting, you can win a prize pack valued at $100. Click here to vote!

So it's over to you! During May and June, we had some of IceInSpace's best astrophotographers submit their images. We had an amazing response, with 276 images submitted by 65 different photographers. The quality of images was absolutely stunning - we were blown away by the talent and will be pleased to feature ANY of those images in the 2016 calendar!

David (Astrovisuals) and I have now narrowed those images down to 3 in each category across 13 categories, and now it's up to you! You get to select your favourite images in each category, and the winning images will be used in the 2016 IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar.

So get voting, and please share the link with your friends via email, Facebook, Twitter and more.

http://iceinspace-calendar-2016.questionpro.com/

For more information, see the IceInSpace Calendar Competition Rules and Info Page.

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Announcing the IceInSpace Calendar Competition for 2015!


It's on again! Last year's Astronomy Calendar Competition was a huge success, with over 250 entries, 63 fantastic photographers, over 1000 votes cast and over 2500 calendars sold (400 via IceInSpace!), so we're running the competition again for 2016.

The IceInSpace Astronomy Calendar for 2016 will again be made up of images captured by and chosen by the IceInSpace community!

Yes - you can submit your images for the chance to appear in the calendar, and you get to vote for the final images that will make up the calendar!

For more information about how to submit your images and how to vote, check out the article here:

IceInSpace Calendar Competition 2016

Image submission opens on the 5th May, so start preparing and submit your images!

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The 2015 CWAS AstroFest Coming Up!


Sharing this news on behalf of John Sarkissian:

The Central West Astronomical Society is pleased to announce the 2015 CWAS AstroFest programme, to be held over the weekend of 18-19 July. You can also find below more ways to keep in touch and stay connected with the CWAS AstroFest.

We have a stellar line-up of speakers this year, including the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Prof. Brian Schmidt, who will present the keynote address, "The John Bolton Lecture". We are also incredibly pleased to announce two very special overseas speakers; world-renowned astrophotgrapher, and founder of "The World At Night", Babak Tafreshi, and Dr Everett Gibson of NASA's Johnson Space Center.

Be sure to register for this exciting event. Go to the web site above and follow the links.

In addition, the 2015 CWAS "David Malin Awards" will be another highlight of the festival. See online for more:

So come along and enjoy the hospitality of the Central West and share with us this unforgettable astronomical experience.

John Sarkissian
2015 CWAS AstroFest
Local Organising Committee

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16/10/2012 - Eclipse Countdown - 4 weeks to go!

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