Astrophoto Contest


Submit your images to the GA 2023 Astrophotography Contest starting April 3rd!

Join the fun and participate in the astrophotography contest! All are welcome to compete for prizes and bragging rights. The winning photos will be selected based on technical precision and general composition, so make them beautiful!

Submitted entries must fall under one of the below categories. Each photo will be judged separately. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit. 

Winners will be announced the Saturday evening of the General Assembly.


Contest Categories:

  1. Deep Sky 
  2. Widefield and Nightscapes
  3. The Sun, Moon and Other Celestial Bodies
  4. Astronomical Sketches & Drawings
  5. Youth 25 and under

Rules & Eligibility:

  1. Only individuals who have a ticket to the RASC General Assembly are eligible to enter.
  2. All images submitted must be taken and processed by the contest entrant (e.g., images taken by the RASC Robotic telescope and processed by individuals are NOT eligible).
  3. All images submitted must have an accompanying signed contest and media release form.
  4. Image filenames must contain the entrant’s last name and the title/target of the image.

Prize: Coupon for up to $50 off any item in the RASC store!