Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 shortlist revealed!
Star trails sweep over the Giant’s Causeway, dust clouds are moulded into colossal arrangements by cosmic radiation, a bright meteor passes over Indonesia’s smoke-spewing Mount Bromo – this year's competition has received more outstanding pictures than ever before.
View a selection of the shortlisted images.
Now in its sixth year, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition and exhibition showcases incredible images from astrophotographers all around the world. The winning images will be posted here on 18 September, and will be on display at the Royal Observatory from that date.