Dani Caxete (Spain) with Man on the Moon (Runner Up)
List 16 September

Photo Gallery: Out-of-this-world astronomy photography from Earth and space

Captivating photos of Northern Lights, star wheels, sparkling galaxies, the 'man on the moon' and more, from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition winners

 

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Robin Stuart (Kenya) - A Wise Son Makes a Glad Father (Highly Commended - People & Space)
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Yu Jun (China) - Geminids over the LAMOST Telescope (Highly Commended - Skyscapes)

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Ainsley Bennett (UK) - Binary Haze (Winner - Skyscapes)

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Wing Ka Ho (Hong Kong) with City Lights (Winner - People & Space)

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Dani Caxete (Spain) - Man on the Moon (Runner Up - People & Spaces)

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Jonathan Farooqi (UK – aged 15) - Northumbrian Aurora (Highly Commended -= Young Astronomer Photographer of the Year)

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Scott Carnie-Bronca (Australia – aged 14) - Just Missed the Bullseye (Highly Commended - Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year)

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Tom O’Donoghue (Ireland) - Starlight and Silhouettes (Highly Commended - Stars & Nebulae)

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György Soponyai (Hungary) - Twilight Aurora (Winner - Aurorae)

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Damian Peach (UK) with Serene Saturn (Winner - Planets, Comets & Asteroids)

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Mikko Silvola (Finland) - Silent Waves of the Sky: Noctilucent Clouds (Runner
Up - Skyscapes)

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Pavel Pech (Czech Republic) - Perseus Molecular Cloud (Runner Up - Stars & Nebulae)

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Yu Jun (China) with Baily’s Beads (Winner - Our Sun, and Overall Competition Winner)

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Kolbein Svensson (Norway) - Black and White Aurora (Runner Up - Aurorae)

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The winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 are on show at the Astronomy Centre, Royal Observatory Greenwich in London, UK, from Sept 17, 2016 to June 28, 2017, every day from 10am to 5pm. Entry to the Astronomy Centre and to the exhibition is free. See www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto for details.

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Check out Wanderlust's Travel Photo of the Year competition for a chance to win £3000, a photo assignment in Thailand or Nikon camera gear.