See the 2017 winning photograph
The winner of the competition’s nine categories and two special prizes was announced on Thursday 14 September at a special award ceremony at the Royal Observatory Greenwich and the stunning shortlisted images are on display in a free exhibition at the Astronomy Centre.
For the first time in the competition’s nine years, judges received images of Uranus and asteroids from among the 3,800 entries from enthusiastic amateurs and professional photographers, taken from 91 countries.
Rebecca Roth of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center was welcomed to the judging panel this year, joining renowned comedian and keen amateur astronomer Jon Culshaw, Editor of BBC Sky at Night Magazine Chris Bramley, the Royal Observatory’s Public Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula and a host of experts in the worlds of art and astronomy.
The world's greatest astrophotography exhibition and competition