Find out about the categories you can enter your photographs for in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
People & Space
This category is for photographs of the night sky including people or a human interest element.
Planets, Comets and Asteroids
Everything else in our solar system, including planets and their satellites, comets, asteroids and other forms of zodiacal debris.
Stars & Nebulae
- The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer: for newcomers who have only been practicing astronomy photography since January 2014 and have not entered the competition before;
- Robotic Scope: for photographs taken with a remotely operated robotic telescope and processed by the entrant.