From a Jellyfish Nebula to a biggest supermoon of a century: Greenwich Royal Observatory reveals overwhelming …

March 24, 2017 - Supermoon

With only dual weeks left until submissions tighten for a Insight Astronomy Photographer of a Year photography competition, a Royal Observatory Greenwich has expelled images of some of a entries.

From overwhelming views of a Milky Way to intense lights from a Aurora Boreilis, a operation of vast photos is incredible.

Astrophotographers are entering a foe in a hopes of holding home a tip esteem of £10,000 ($12,500) and see their picture take honour of place in a exhibition, that opens during a Observatory on 16 Sep 2017.

The foe has 9 categorical categories, including Skyscapes (astronomical subjects like a Milky Way or stars alongside conceivable scenery), People and Space (photographs of a night sky with people or a tellurian seductiveness element) and Young Astronomy Photographer of a Year (for entrants underneath 16 years old).

There are also dual special prizes including The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer, awarded to an pledge astrophotographer who has taken adult a hobby in a final year and who has not entered a foe before.

After a foe closes, a row of judges – including Rebecca Roth of Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Centre, a Sky during Night presenter, Dr Chris Lintott, and a Observatory’s Public Astronomer Dr Marek Kukula – will name a winners.

The winners will be announced during an awards rite on Thursday 14 September, and an muster of a winning images will open to a open during a Royal Observatory a following Saturday.

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