2016 shortlist selected
See some of the incredible shortlisted images, and hear from the world-class judges of our international astronomy competition.
The winners will be announced on 15 September and the winners exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich will be open to the public from 17 September. Until 7 August, see the 2015 winners in our free exhibition
Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year key information
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