Author(s): Royal Observatory, Greenwich
All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2016 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. The images are submitted in one of the following categories:• Earth and Space• Our Solar System• Deep Space• Young Astronomy Photographer of the YearAnd can also be entered for one of the special prizes:• Best Newcomer• People and Space• Robotic Scope. Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details.
"Spectacular views of the universe" The Guardian "Insight Astronomy Photos of the year are stellar and stunning" Irish Examiner
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope. It runs the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.