2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year


View the spectacular images by the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners for each category, the Young Competition, as well as our Robotic Scope prize and Sir Patrick Moore for Best Newcomer prize winners. These pictures capture all manner of celestial spectacles: moons, stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae and some of the great astronomical events of the last year.

astronomy09aIAPY 2016 People and Space: Runner-up
Man on the Moon © Dani Caxete (Spain), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 People and Space Runner-up
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astronomy09bIAPY 2016 Our Sun: Winner and Overall Winner
Baily’s Beads © Yu Jun (China), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 Overall and Our Sun winner
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astronomy09cIAPY 2016 Our Moon: Highly Commended
Moonrise at the Pier © Sergio Garcia (Mexico), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year Our Moon 2016 Highly Commended
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astronomy09dIAPY 2016 Skyscapes: Highly Commended
Geminids over the LAMOST telescope © Yu Jun (China), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 Skyscapes Highly Commended
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astronomy09eIAPY 2016 Stars and Nebulae: Highly Commended
Starlight and Silhouettes © Tom O’Donoghue (Ireland), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 Stars and Nebulae Highly Commended
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astronomy09fIAPY 2016 Aurorae: Runner-up
Black and White Aurora © Kolbein Svensson (Norway), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 Aurorae Runner-up
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astronomy09gIAPY 2016 People and Space: Winner
City Lights © Wing Ka Ho (Hong Kong), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 People and Space Winner
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astronomy09hIAPY 2016 People and Space: Highly Commended
A Wise Son Makes a Glad Father © Robin Stuart (Kenya), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 People and Space Highly Commended
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astronomy09iIAPY 2016 Galaxies: Winner
M94: Deep Space Halo © Nicolas Outters (France), Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 Galaxies Winner
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Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year at the Royal Observatory Greenwich – 2016 winners announced

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