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by Bence Toth


"The processing is excellent, drawing out the detail and enhancing the structure to give a 3D impression of the crest of a huge wave ready to crash down".

- Mandy Bailey, Astronomy Secretary for the Royal Astronomical Society, Open University lecturer and freelance science editor

"As a burgeoning astrophotographer, tackling any deep-sky object is a formidable challenge, but to push yourself to capture its core, and at this level of detail, shows true determination and incredible potential. The stars are pin sharp and the wispy nebulous texture is perfectly processed".

- Steve Marsh, Art Editor at the BBC Sky at Night Magazine

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Milky Way Falls from the Sky

by Li JiaWei

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The Glorious Trifid Nebula

by Markus Bauer

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The Veil Nebula, NGC6992

by Konstantin Leskov

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Kynance Cove under the Milky Way

by Louise Jones

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To the Lighthouse

by Yulin Xing


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Southern Cross over Siding Spring

by GuangHao Yu

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Clavius and Moretus Craters

by Vinicius Martins

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Solar System through my Telescope

by Vinicius Martins

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Reflection of the Stars

by Linh Nguyen

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Milky Way above Mt. Meili

by Zuoxing Zhang

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Visit the National Maritime Museum and see this year's best astrophotography for yourself, at the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition.

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Sharafkhane Port and Lake Urmia © Masoud Ghadiri | Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019

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