Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015
Robotic Scope Winner: Comet Siding Spring alongside Mars by Sebastian Voltmer
What the judges say:A great astronomical event captured for everyone to see. The close encounter between Mars and Comet Siding Spring was a reminder that comets can sometimes collide with planets — another good reason...
The Windland and Smith Rice
International Awards presents:
The Best of the Best
Nature's Best Photography 20th Anniversary
Exhibition: Open Oct. 24, 2015 to Oct. 2016
Enjoy 20 years of nature's finest moments in the "Best of the Best" photography exhibition. Selected over the past years from nearly 500,000 images submitted by photographers from around the globe, this collection brings dramatic landscapes, exciting wildlife behavior, and surprising glimpses of Earth's icy peaks to mysterious ocean depths. More than 100 large-format prints along with HD videos will take you on a thrilling journey from the wild to the walls of the Smithsonian.
This video will be screened at the Smithsonian.
An image of last night (Aug 12./13.). It shows a bright perseid meteor above the Peterberg Observatory in Germany (Saarland). At this location 200 persons were looking at the meteor shower.
More info: www.sternwarte-peterberg.de
Date: 2015 August 13 (02:35 CET)
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: 14mm f/2,8
Wunderbares aus dem Weltraum | dm.de Sterne, Planeten, Kometen: Seit seiner Jugend beschäftigt sich Sebastian Voltmer mit der Astrofotografie. Zahlreiche Auszeichnungen hat er bereits für seine Werke erhalten. Full article >