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Cloud cover doesn’t always scupper astronomy. It can complement and frame the sense of awe so long as it keeps in the right place, as captured here.
Jon Culshaw, comedian, impersonator and regular guest on The Sky at Night
Talk about a ’decisive moment!’ Vast yet intimate, breathtaking and touching all in one beautiful image.
Rebecca Roth, Image Coordinator and Social Media Specialist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
I love the story of how Floyd the dog was persuaded to be a part of this fantastic image.
Alan Sparrow, Chair of the UK Picture Editors’ Guild and Director of the UK Picture Editors’ Guild Awards
Night-time mist, ancient ruins, ethereal light and the quiet expression of the human presence all make this contemplative scene remind me of the romantic landscapes of the German painter Caspar David Friedrich.
Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art at Royal Museums Greenwich
This is a portrait of patience, a skill every astrophotographer must hone to succeed. The stellar swirl has a tunnel-like character and the absence of a southern celestial polar star leaves us with an ambiguous ending. It seems to fade out into infinity.
Tom Kerss, astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich