Astronomy Photographer of the Year showcases the world's best space photography, from spectacular skyscapes to mind-blowing images of distant planets and galaxies.

Every year, photographers from across the globe compete to be part of the final exhibition and take home the prestigious title.

This year's competition is now open. You have until 12pm (GMT) 4 March 2022 to enter. 

Winners will be announced at the online Awards Ceremony in September. Keep an eye on our social media and sign up to our newsletter to be the first to see the winning images. 

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