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2025 Calendar Photo Contest

2021 Calendar Cover image by John Noble
2021 Calendar Cover image by John Noble

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2024 will have several conjunctions, meteor showers, and the total solar eclipse in April. The Cincinnati Observatory invites any and all amateur and professional photographers to enter our annual Photo Contest. Winning photographs will be used for our 2025 Cincinnati Observatory Calendar.

The “Best of Show” winner will have the honor of gracing the cover of our annual publication and will be treated to a private reception at the Observatory for up to 20 guests (date subject to availability). Eleven alternate winners will have their winning photos included in the 2025 calendar. All 12 selected participants will also be honored at a special reception to display their winning photos and receive a personal tour of the Cincinnati Observatory including viewing out of our 1843 telescope (weather permitting). Each recipient will also be given three free 2025 calendars as they are published.

Watch for Contest Opening Here. A committee selected by members and staff of the Cincinnati Observatory will review the entries and select the winners. 

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