Commons:Picture of the Year/2006/results

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POTY barnstar 1.svg Results of round 1 of the Commons Picture of the Year 2006 election


Polarlicht 2.jpg 1. 45 votes; The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, shines above Bear Lake, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Modified version of photo taken by Senior Airman Joshua Strang.

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 16 October 2006. Picture of the day of 1 February 2007.

Streichholz.jpg 2. 32 votes; A paper match igniting. Taken by Wikimedian Sebastian Ritter.

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 28 October 2006. Picture of the day of 1 January 2007.


Lunar libration with phase2.gif 3. 31 votes; Lunar libration by Wikimedian Tomruen

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 12 June 2006. Picture of the day of 9 August 2006.

Cyanocitta-cristata-004.jpg 3. 31 votes; A Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) in Algonquin Provincial Park, Canada. Taken by Wikimedian Mdf.

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 29 October 2006. Picture of the day of 27 November 2006.


8 - AmStar 7.JPG 5. 30 votes; The wreck of the American Star (SS America) seen from land side, Fuerteventura. Taken by Wikimedian Wollex.

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 24 February 2006. Picture of the day of 24 April 2006.

Newtons cradle animation book.gif 6. 29 votes; Animation of Newton's cradle, resting on a copy of Newton's famous book Principia Mathematica. Created by Wikimedian DemonDeLuxe.

Featured pictures Promoted to Featured pictures on 26 December 2006.

HomelessParis 7032101.jpg
7. 28 votes
Strix-varia-005.jpg
8. 27 votes
SFO at night.jpg
9. 25 votes
Hoverflies mating midair.jpg
9. 25 votes
Moon Monster2.jpg
9. 25 votes

The following pictures did not make it to the final:

Karachi - Pakistan-market.jpg
12. 24 votes
Uss iowa bb-61 pr.jpg
12. 24 votes
London Eye Twilight April 2006.jpg
14. 23 votes
Saturn eclipse.jpg
15. 22 votes
Zion angels landing view.jpg
16. 19 votes


17. 17 votes
Fryxellsee Opt.jpg
17. 17 votes
Scheme ant worker anatomy-en.svg
17. 17 votes
Snow crystals.png
17. 17 votes
Siberischer tiger de edit02.jpg
17. 17 votes

Lewis Hine Power house mechanic working on steam pump.jpg
17. 17 votes
Montreal City Hall Jan 2006.jpg
23. 16 votes
British Museum Reading Room Panorama Feb 2006.jpg
23. 16 votes
Boelge stor.jpg
23. 16 votes
Zipper animated.gif
23. 16 votes

Muybridge race horse animated 184px.gif
27. 15 votes
Orion Nebula - Hubble 2006 mosaic 18000.jpg
27. 15 votes
Tower Bridge London Feb 2006.jpg
27. 15 votes
Glass is Liquide.jpg
27. 15 votes
Hobo stove convection 2.jpg
27. 15 votes


Total votes: 1837
Total voters: 390

This means that there are 4.71 votes per voter. 328 votes, or 17.9% of the votes were on pictures that made it to the final, while 62 pictures got more than 10 votes, which gives them a share of 51.1% or 939 votes in the total.