Stars & Nebulae

See the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winning images in the Stars & Nebulae category. This category is for photos featuring deep-space objects within the Milky Way galaxy, including stars, star clusters, supernova remnants, nebulae and other galactic phenomena.

The Rainbow Star © Steve Brown

The winning image for the Stars and Nebulae category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Perseus Molecular Cloud © Pavel Pech

The runner-up image in the Stars and Nebulae category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Starlight and Silhouettes © Tom O'Donoghue

The highly commended image for the Stars and Nebulae category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.