Contest for the day of the Asteroid: A meteor for the best Cazasteroides

The next day June 30, 2018 is the international day of the Asteroid and for that reason we are going to launch on Friday 29 June a contest of 2 days duration.

The challenge is simple: to be number 1 in the ranking of users of this app. The prize of this contest is a metallic meteorite – originating in the crater of Sikhote Alin, Russia.

Cazasteroides ( was launched at the end of 2016 (jointly funded by FECYTUPM e IAC) and the participation has been excellent: there are already more than 3000 users, 70000 detections and 197 new candidates that are being analyzed by our astronomers.
The rules of the game are very simple. Connect to the application and win your meteor!

Competition rules

The contest begins on June 29 at 12:00 and ends on July 1, 2018 at 12:00 (UTC hours).

Participants will need an Android mobile, iOS or simply a web browser. Participants must create an account indicating their e-mail or access through a Facebook user. These data will be what we will use to contact the winner of the contest.

Once the application is accessed, you must sign up for the contest. This is done through the options menu of the application, in the “COMPETITIONS” section. Once you sign up for our contest, you can access these bases and the ranking of users.

On July 1, the winner of the contest will be published and the person will be contacted to receive the award. The way to contact this person is through the email you have established in the registration. If the winner does not respond within 24 hours, the prize would be delivered to the next person in the ranking.

The delivery of the award will be done by postal mail.

The winning person gives permission us to publish his/her full name and a photograph of his/her person on our website and social networks.


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