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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 8

Author: Royal Observatory Greenwich and Collins Astronomy
Format: Hardback
Publication Date: 03-10-2019
ISBN: 978-0-00-834899-1
Pages: 192

Regular price RRP £25.00 - In stock special offer


A beautiful Christmas gift for beginner and seasoned stargazers alike

A beautiful giftable, coffee-table book, showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, taken from locations across the globe. Marvel at the wonders of the universe captured by the most talented astrophotographers. A perfect gift for all interested in exploring the mysteries of our solar system and beyond.

Be captivated by 140 winning and shortlisted images from the 2019 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. These awe-inspiring images are submitted in several categories: aurorae, skyscapes, people and space, the sun and moon, planets, comets and asteroids, stars and nebulae, galaxies and a young competitor category. Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. There is also a location map showing the origin of all images and a visual appendix of all images.

The Judges
Mandy Bailey, Astronomy Secretary for the Royal Astronomical Society.
Jon Culshaw, Comedian, impersonator and regular guest on The Sky a Night.
Tom Kerss, Observatory Science Communication Officer at Royal Museums Greenwich
Steve Marsh, Art Editor at the BBC Sky at Night Magazine.
Ed Robinson, Award-winning photographer, creative director and visual consultant. Founder of OneRedEye Visual Communications.
Rebecca Roth, Photographer, photo editor and Image Coordinator and Social Media Specialist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Oana Sandu, Community Coordinator for the European Southern Observatory.
Alan Sparrow, Director of Fleet Street’s Finest and Chair of the UK Picture Editors Guild.
Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art (post-1800) at Royal Museums Greenwich.

The Exhibition
The National Maritime Museum hosts an exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing these incredible images of the sky.