Astrophotography Competition

Entries now open!

Craige Watson, Tacking Point Lighthouse

The Tamworth Regional Astronomy Club Inc., in collaboration with Tamworth Regional Council, is excited to present the "Wonders of the Night Sky Through Our Eyes" Astrophotography Competition.

Categories include:

  • Deep Space (telescope images)
  • Wide-field (camera images)
  • Solar System
  • Nightscapes
  • Comets
  • Junior Section (for persons under the age of 18 with one open category)

The winning entries in each category as well as selected entries will be professionally printed and exhibited at the Tamworth Regional Gallery Astrophotography Exhibition, "Wonders of the night sky through our eyes".

Winners will also receive the following prizes:

  • Overall Winner - $1,000
  • Category A – Deep Space: $250
  • Category B – Wide field: $250
  • Category C – Solar Systems: $250
  • Category D – Nightscapes: $250
  • Category E – Comets: $250
  • Category F – Junior Section (Under 18 years): $250

Please note: There is a limit of five (5) entries per category per photographer. Each entry requires a new submission form. Should more than the advised number of entries be submitted, only the first five (5) will be considered eligible.

Submissions open Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 9:00 and close at 17:00 (AEST) on Monday, 2 September 2019. No entries will be accepted past this date. Please follow the link to enter and access the necessary forms and information.

All winners are encouraged to attend the presentation of awards on Friday, 13 December 2019 at the opening of the exhibition Wonders of the night sky through our eyes at Tamworth Regional Gallery.


Tamworth Regional Gallery

466 Peel Street Tamworth

01 May - 02 September 2019