Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year Exhibition

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See amazing space photography

Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space photography. 

The Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 exhibition is now open.

Now in its twelfth year, the 2020 competition attracted over 5,000 entries from 6 continents.

Each spectacular image lets us see the universe in a whole new light. 

Book your tickets now

Please note: Visitors must book a ticket to both the National Maritime Museum and the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year if they wish to visit the exhibition. 

Self-portrait under the Milky Way © Evan McKay

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Watch the 2020 ceremony 

Watch the 2020 awards ceremony, streamed live from the Royal Observatory for the first time ever. See all the winning and shortlisted images, and hear what the judges have to say about them. 

Take the winners home with you

Buy the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year book, and bring a bit of the night sky into your home. 

Image shows the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 book

Buy now

Main image: Self-Portrait Under the Milky Way © Evan McKay

Essential information

Event Type: 
Opening times: 
23 October 2020 - 8 August 2021
10.30am - 4pm
Location: 
National Maritime Museum
Price: 
Adults £10 | Concessions £6.50 | Children £5