- What's on guide
- Gallery listing
- Nelson, Navy, Nation
- The Great Map
- Contemporary Arts at Royal Museums Greenwich
- Nelson's Ship in a Bottle
- Traders: the East India Company & Asia
- Voyagers: Britons and the sea
- Arctic Convoys
- Compass Lounge
- Astronomy Photographer of the Year
- The Atlantic: Slavery, Trade, Empire
- Future exhibitions
- Past exhibitions
- Planetarium shows
Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition
Hot on the heels of the mesmerizing images of Visions of the Universe at the National Maritime Museum, the 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.
Dates: 19 September 2013–23 February 2014
Location: Small Exhibitions Gallery, Royal Observatory (see floor plans)
Opening times: 10.00–17.00 daily
From 2 October, new planetarium show Captured Starlight will showcase the winning images from this year's competition.
Take home the best of Astronomy Photographer of the Year
The Royal Observatory has partnered with Collins to produce a beautiful hardback book featuring all the winning and shortlisted images from the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
We also have a selection of specially commissioned merchandise featuring some of the winning images.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year app
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 1.0 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: £0.69 Download from iTunes
Developer: HarperCollins Publishers Limited