The Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013
This time, the competition received a record number of over 1200 entries from 49 countries. The best of these exceptional photographs – winners, runners-up or highly commended in the competition’s different categories and special prizes – are showcased in a free exhibition in the Royal Observatory’s Astronomy Centre which is open to the public from 19 September 2013 until 23 February 2014 from 10.00 – 17.00.
Without further ado, here are the winners:
| Celestial Impasto: sh2–239 from ngc1535, winner of the Deep Space category | The Milky Way Galaxy from Jacob Marchio, winner of the Young Astrophotographers category | Corona Composite of 2012: Australian Totality from Pachacoti, winner of the Our Solar System category
Congratulations to our members who won or have been lauded as runners-up or highly recommended in one of the competition’s categories!