Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition

Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition 2013Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition 2013-14The Royal Observatory presents its annual display of the captivating winning entries from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

From all over the world entrants have captured ethereal images of the sky viewed from Earth, out to swirling nebulae in deep space. See these incredible images close-up and free, and take inspiration for your own photography and star-gazing.

From 1 October, new planetarium show Captured Starlight will showcase the winning images from this year's competition.

Exhibition dates: 18 September 2014–February 2015

Location: Small Exhibitions Gallery, Royal Observatory (see floor plans)

Opening times: 10.00–17.00 daily

Admission: FREE

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Take home the best of Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Astronomy Photographer of the Year book coverThe Royal Observatory has again partnered with Collins to produce a beautiful hardback book featuring all the winning and shortlisted images from the 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. 

Order yours now from our shop. Save £10 when bought with Collection 1 (2012) or Collection 2 (2013) - simply add both to your basket. Royal Museums Greenwich Members receive 10% off items in all our shops.

We also have a selection of specially commissioned merchandise featuring some of the winning images.
 

Astronomy Photographer of the Year app

Astronomy Photographer appAstronomy Photographer of the Year 2.0 for iPhone and iPad is the perfect app for astronomy and photography enthusiasts, allowing users to explore 90 breath-taking images of space. The app allows you to browse photographs, read comments from photographers and experts, bookmark your favourite image, play a slideshow of selected images and share any entry on Facebook, via Twitter or by email.

Price: £1.99 Download from iTunes
Developer: HarperCollins Publishers Limited