2015 competition now closed

The 2015 competition is now closed for entries – thank you to all the entrants for participating. Shortlisted entrants will be notified via email during the week commencing 4 May 2015 and the winners will be announced on 17 September.

Information for winners

All winners will be showcased in an exhibition at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, opening to the public on 18 September. Winners are also featured in our annual competition book and will receive a one-year subscription to Sky at Night Magazine.

Prize money will be payable in Pounds Sterling via bank transfer, along with any money owed for merchandising. More details can be found in the Rules in section 8.

Winners will receive their prizes within 6-8 weeks of the awards ceremony on 17 September 2014.

Find out about the different categories and special prizes and what the winners will get.
Full rules for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition.
Meet the panel of experts judging the 2015 competition.