The contest winners will be awarded cash prizes. First Place prizes will be awarded per category. One People's Choice prize will be made. The prizes will be awarded as checks made out to the registered individual or team leader and may be shared among any team members listed on the registration form at the team leader's direction.

Cameras & Tripods (no tracking)
First Prize: $2,500
Second Prize: $1,000
Piggyback Cameras (with tracking)
First Prize: $2,500
Second prize: $1,000
Through the Scope
First Prize: $2,500
Second prize: $1,000
People's Choice
Prize: $1,500
(Public selection of best image overall)

Winners will be notified of the official contest results before the public announcement is made in the June, 2014 issue of Astronomy magazine (to subscribers April 26; on newsstand May 6) . If the winners cannot be reached on time, the article in Astronomy magazine will proceed without further notification. NSF will publish the names of the winners on its website, and the winning images will also appear in Astronomy magazine, on Astronomy's website, and on Discover magazine's website.

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