About NASA's Astrophoto Challenges
Try your hand at processing images from NASA's telescopes, or capture and process your own!
The two challenges
Capture your own real-time telescope image of , and process it with MicroObservatory's JS9-4L tool.
Then consider how the image you processed compares to an image of processed by NASA.
Who can participate?
You just need an email address to receive any images you take with the MicroObservatory robotic telescopes.
If you are 12 or younger, you will need to have your parent/guardian do this activity with you.
What do I do?
Are you new to MicroObservatory? Check out all the tutorials available on the Tools & Training page.
How do I enter my images?
Submit your images here for either the MicroObservatory Challenge or the NASA Data Challenge.
What happens with my entry?
The MicroObservatory Team and NASA's Universe of Learning will review all of the submissions, and highlight entries that demonstrate compelling and creative image-processing techniques.
When do the challenges end?
The Astrophoto Challenges ended on .
We are currently reviewing all submissions. Before the end of August we will announce standout entries on our facebook page, our twitter page, as well as on the MicroObservatory Challenge and NASA Data Challenge pages.
There will be a new season of NASA's Astrophoto Challenges in Winter 2019, so stay tuned!