Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 – open for entries

                  Sponsored by
Insight Investment - a BNY Mellon Company

Enter your images for your chance to win a grand prize of £2500 and receive unparalleled exposure of your talent!

The Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year launches for the seventh year of the competition with new categories and more prizes up for grabs.

We are pleased to announce that we are now proudly sponsored by Insight Investment, a BNY Mellon Company.

Calling all young astronomy photographers

Budding astrophotographers aged 15 or under are invited to enter the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 – Young Competition.

Winners' stories


Go behind the scenes with our 2014 winners and find out what led to the photos that wowed our judges.

Our new categories

Our categories have been refreshed to give entrants the best chance of recognition for their chosen subject. There are now more opportunities for you to win prizes across new categories including: Aurorae, Skyscapes sponsored by Insight Investment, People and Space, Our Sun, Our Moon, and Galaxies.

Find out more and see the full list

2014 winners exhibition – now open till 19 July!

Don’t miss your opportunity to see the incredible 2014 winning images on display in our free exhibition at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

Inspired by what you see? Enter your astronomy photographs for your chance to win and be in the 2015 exhibition.

'The winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition capture the wonders of the Universe from (relatively) near and (relativistically) far away.' The Independent

View 2014 winners online gallery or buy the book.

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