Special prizes

See the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners for the two special prizes: The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer and the Robotic Scope special prize.

Large Magellanic Cloud © Carlos Fairbairn

The winning image for The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition.

Iridis © Robert Smith

The winning image for the Robotic Scope Special Prize in the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition.