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Date and Times Thursday 15 September | Live from 6.30pm
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The final shortlist for Astronomy Photographer of the Year  2022 has been revealed – but who will be crowned the winner?

Join us for a glittering night of astrophotography, discover the stories behind this year's images, and find out who will take home the grand prize.

Hosted by Royal Observatory astronomer Emily Drabek-Maunder and science journalist Melissa Brobby, this year's event will be broadcast online for anyone to join.

Watch the whole ceremony as it happens on Facebook and YouTube, and follow the hashtag #APY14 to see the results come in.

Who will be named Astronomy Photographer of the Year? Join us on 15 September to find out.

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Salt flats at Badwater Basin, Death Valley, with Milky Way in sky

About Astronomy Photographer of the Year

From amazing aurorae to glittering galaxies, discover the world’s greatest space photography at the Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition at the National Maritime Museum.

Now in its 14th year, Astronomy Photographer of the Year showcases the very best space photography from a global community of photographers.

The competition attracted over 3,000 images this year from 67 different countries across the globe. 

The exhibition will open to the public on 17 September at the National Maritime Museum, showcasing over 100 photographs on brilliant lightbox displays. 

Each image has been selected by a panel of international experts and showcases some of the best space photography in the world. 

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Main image: The starry sky over the world's highest national highway by Yang Sutie

Secondary image: Badwater Milky Way by Abhijit Patil