These Incredible Photographs Of Space Will Leave You in Awe. Whoa.
The Royal Observatory Greenwich, in England, holds a photography competition for the greatest pictures of space, annually. They encourage astrophotographers from all around the globe to submit their best pictures of astronomical happenings, from the nighttime skies to distant stars.
The competition has four classes: Space and Earth, Our Solar System, Deep Space and Youthful Astronomy Photographer of the Year. Additionally, there are special prizes given out, including Space and Individuals, a prize for best picture shot with a robotic scope, and a prize to discover the best rookie. The varied subject matter, in this way all can be honored. We selected 15 of our favourite shots from across the groups, but there are. You may also check out last year”s victor also.
The overall winner was UK-based photographer James Woodend, with his beautiful picture of the aurora over an icy lagoon.
1. General Victor/Earth and Space Winner
2. Earth and Space Runner-Up
3. Earth and Space Highly Commended
4. Earth and Space Highly Commended
5. Earth and Space Highly Commended
6. Deep Space Victor
7. Deep Space Runner Up
8. Deep Space Highly Commended
9. Our Solar System Victor
10. Our Solar System Highly Commended
11. Individuals and Space Winner
12. Individuals and Space Runner Up
13. Robotic Range Victor
14. The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Novice Winner
15. Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year Winner
These pictures are only a reminder of how little we’re. In addition they show us how wonderful the Universe is. We may be a little part of its attractiveness, but we”re still part of it.