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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND JULY 2018

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Astronomy Photographer Of The YearThe winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of the sky, from within our solar system and far into deep space. Images on display include winners from all nine categories: Aurorae; Skyscapes; People and Space; Our Sun; Our Moon; Planets, Comets and Asteroids; Stars and Nebulae; and Galaxies. Further special prizes include The Sir Patrick Moore for Best Newcomer prize, which is given to an amateur astrophotographer who has taken up the hobby in the last year and who has not entered the competition before; the Robotic Scope prize, given for photographs taken with a remotely operated robotic telescope; and the Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year, given to young and aspiring photographers.

 

About Royal Observatory Greenwich

This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the base point for World Time and the site of Longitude 0. If you time it right, you can watch the timeball drop at 13:00 each day. More about Royal Observatory Greenwich

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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year  The Rho Ophiuchi Clouds (c) Artem Mironov  

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year - The Rho Ophiuchi Clouds (c) Artem Mironov

Astronomy Photographer Of The Year The Rho Ophiuchi Clouds (c) Artem Mironov 

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