Contest Rules

On The Moon Again Photo Contest 


Article 1: Organization

The non for profit association Uranoscope de France hereinafter referred to as "The organizer", whose head office is located at 94 rue de la Glacière 75013 Paris, organizes a free game without obligation to purchase from the 29th of June 2019 09:00 to the 15th of July 2019 at 12:00UT

In this anniversary year of Man's first step on the moon, the organizer joins forces with the world event "On the Moon Again" to offer to  participants a chance to win several prizes  through a photo contest.

The international "On the Moon Again" event encourages telescope owners around the world to go out on the night of July 12 to 13 to observe the moon.

Article 2: Participants

This free game without obligation to purchase is exclusively open to adults or minors, residing in France (including Corsica) and DOM-ROM or in any other country.

Minors are allowed to enter this game, provided they have previously obtained from their parents or guardian express permission to do so. Minors participation implies that they have obtained this authorization.

Are excluded from the game any persons who do not meet the above conditions, as well as the staff of "The organizer", and any person who directly or indirectly participated in the design, implementation or management of the game as well as their spouses and family members: ascendants and direct descendants or other relatives living or not living with them.

"The organizer" reserves the right to ask any participant to justify the above conditions. Anyone who does not fulfill these conditions or refuses to justify them will be excluded from the game and will not be able to benefit from his prize if he wins.

Only one entry per person (same name, same address) is allowed. "The organizer" reserves the right to carry out any verification for compliance with this rule.

Participation in the game implies full acceptance of these rules.


Article 3: Terms of participation

Participants must go to one of the following URLs:


To participate, candidates have to  take pictures during On The Moon Again event showing the interaction between people and the Moon and the communion between Moon observers.

Photos can be sent to and/or on social networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) using #onthemoonagain

Participants must be the owners of the photos.


Any participation made contrary to the provisions of these rules will render the participation invalid. Any participant suspected of fraud may be removed from the competition by "The organizer" without it having to justify it. Any identification or participation that is incomplete, erroneous or illegible, intentionally or unintentionally, or carried out in a form other than that provided for in this Regulation will be considered void. The same sanction will apply in case of multi-participation.


Article 4: Prize

The endowment involved is:

• 1st prize : A lunar meteorite of 4.25 g (1000 € TTC)

• 2nd prize : A refractor telescope Bresser Messier AR- 90/900  signed by 9 european astronauts (500 € TTC)

• 3rd prize : A telescope Perl-Bellatrix  150/740 EQ3-2 (450 € TTC)

• 4th prize : A telescope Dobson Skywatcher 200/1200 (380 € TTC)

• 5th to 8th prize - a refractor telescope Bresser Messier AR- 90/900  signed by 5 european astronauts (5th and 6th prize) or 1 astronaut (7th and 8th prize) (300 € TTC)

• 9th to 28th prize - a small fragment (3 x 2 mm) of a lunar meteorite (NWA 10782) (30 € TTC)

• 29th to 50th prize – a box of space goodies  (10 € TTC)

Total value: 4350 € all taxes inclusive.

The value of the prize is determined at the time of writing of this by-law and can not be the subject of a dispute as to its evaluation.

All costs incurred after the game including the maintenance and use of the telescope are solely at the winner expanse.


Article 5: Designation of the winner

All the pictures will be evaluated by a committee composed of our generous donors  (La clé des étoiles, Labenne météorites, SSVI, Medas Instrument, Optique Unterlinden, International Observe the Moon Night,ESA).

The 50 most appreciated photos will be selected and the 50 winners contacted.

Date(s) of designation: July 19, 2019 12:00 UT.

Article 6: Announcement of the winner

• The winner will be informed by e-mail at the address indicated when registering for the contest
• The winner will be announced on the contest website.

• Winners who have participated via social networks (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) will be contacted via these media.

Article 7: Delivery of the lot

• The prize will be sent to the postal address indicated by the participant.
• If the telescope cannot be dispatched to the winner's country, another draw will be made.

In case of failed delivery of telescope, it will remain available to the participant for 15 days. After this time, the winner will no longer be able to claim it.

The winner agrees to accept the prize as proposed without the possibility of exchanging the prize for cash, other goods or services of any kind, or transfer of the benefit to a third person. Similarly, this prize cannot be the subject of a compensation claim.

"The organizer" reserves the right, in case of occurrence of an event beyond its control, in particular  related to its suppliers or unforeseen circumstances, to replace the advertised prize with a prize of equal value. The winner will be kept informed of any changes.

Article 8: Use of participants' personal data

Participants' information is recorded and used by "The organizer" to register their participation in the contest and to allow the prize attribution.

Participants may, for legitimate reasons, refuse the processing of their personal data in the context of this game. They also have a right of to refuse their data being used for commercial prospecting purposes, apart from participation in this competition, which they can claim as soon as their participation in the contest is registered, by sending their request by email to "The organizer" whose address is mentioned in Article 1.

The winner(s) authorize "The organizer" to use for advertising purposes or external communications any of their personal details (surname, first name), on any medium whatsoever, without this conferring them a remuneration, a right or a any advantage other than the allocation of their prize.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act and its latest version, as well as Regulation No. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, the participant may exercise his right of access, rectification, deletion of data, limitation of treatment, his right to portability of data, his right of opposition, as well as his right to withdrawing his consent by writing to "The organizer" whose address is mentioned in Article 1.


Article 9: Rules of the game

The rules of the game are deposited with SELARL ACTA - PIERSON and ASSOCIATES holder of a bailiff office domiciled 15 rue de Sarre PO Box 15126 57074 METZ Cedex 3, France.

The regulation can be consulted on the following site:

It may be sent free of charge to any person who requests it from the organizer.

"The organizer" reserves the right to extend, shorten, modify or cancel the game at any time, especially in case of force majeure, without any claim to any compensation by the participants. The amended by amendment (s), will be deposited, if necessary to SELARL ACTA - PIERSON and ASSOCIATES holder of an office of bailiff domiciled 15 rue de Sarre PO Box 15126 57074 METZ Cedex 3.

Article 10: Industrial and intellectual property

The reproduction, the representation or the exploitation of all or part of the elements composing the game, this included regulation are strictly forbidden.

All trademarks, logos, texts, images, videos and other distinctive signs reproduced on the site and on the sites to which it allows access via hypertext links, are the exclusive property of their owners and are protected as such, by the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code for the whole world. Their unauthorized reproduction constitutes an infringement punishable by criminal penalties.

Any reproduction, total or partial, unauthorized of these marks, logos and signs constitutes an infringement punishable by penal sanctions.

Participation in this game implies full acceptance of these rules by the participants.

Article 11: Liability

The responsibility of "The organizer" can not be engaged in case of force majeure or fortuitous event beyond its control.

"The organizer" can not be held responsible for delays, losses, theft, damage, or lack of readability of stamps from postal services. It also can not be held responsible and no appeal can be brought against it in case of occurrence of events of force majeure (strikes, bad weather, etc...) partially or totally depriving participants of the opportunity to participate to the game and / or the winner of the profit of his gain.

"The organizer" as well as its service providers and partners will in no way be held responsible for any incidents that may occur in the use of the endowment by the beneficiary or his guests once the winner has taken possession.

Similarly, "The organizer", as well as its service providers and partners, can not be held responsible for the loss or theft of the endowment by the beneficiary once the winner has taken possession. Any additional cost necessary to take possession of the prize is the sole responsibility of the winner, without the latter being able to claim any compensation from "the organizer", the service providers or partners.

Article 12: Litigation & Complaint

This Regulation is governed by French law.

"The organizer" reserves the right to decide without appeal any difficulty that may arise regarding the interpretation or the application of the present rules, it being understood that no contesting will be admitted in particular on the modalities of the game, on the results. , on the winnings or their receipt, one month after the end of the game. Except in case of obvious errors, it is agreed that the information resulting from the gaming systems of "The organizer" have probative force in any dispute as to the elements connection and computer processing of said game information.

Any claim must be made in the month following the end date of the game to "The organizer". After this date, no claim will be accepted. Participation in the game entails full acceptance of these rules.


Article 13: Evidence Agreement

By express agreement between the participant and "the organizer", the IT systems and computer files of "The organizer" will be used as proof.

The computerized registers, kept in the computer systems of "the organizer", under reasonable conditions of safety and reliability, are considered as proof of the relations and communications between "the organizer" and the participant.

It is therefore agreed that, except in the case of manifest error, the "Organizer" may rely, in particular for the purposes of proof of any act, omission or omission, on programs, data, files, recordings, operations and other elements (such as follow-up reports or other reports) of a kind or in computer or electronic format or medium, prepared, received or kept directly or indirectly by "the organizer", in particular in its computer systems.

The elements considered thus constitute proof and if they are produced like means of proof by "the organizer" in any contentious or other procedure, they will be admissible, valid and opposable between the parts in the same way, under the same conditions and with the same probative value as any document that would be drawn up, received or kept in writing.

Transactions of any kind made using the identifier and code assigned to a participant, following registration, are irrefutably presumed to have been carried out under the responsibility of the participant.

The deposit of these contest rules has been made via the website:

(This text has been translated from the french version validated by the cited bailiff (see article 9))