The Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual astronomy photography competition showcasing the world’s best space photography, from spectacular skyscapes to mind-blowing images of distant planets and galaxies.
Every year, photographers from across the globe compete to be part of the final exhibition and take home the prestigious title.
Photographers of all skill levels are invited to submit up to 10 images to the competition.
There are eight different categories for adult photographers (adult entrants must be aged 16 or over):
➜ Our Moon
➜ Our Sun
➜ People and Space
➜ Planets, Comets and Asteroids
➜ Stars and Nebulae
There are no separate categories in the Young competition (young entrants must be aged 15 or under). Entries may feature any astronomical subject.
No Entry Fee!There is no entry fee to participate!
Who can participate? ⇣
Astronomy Photographer of the Year is open to everyone.
All entrants have a chance of winning cash prizes, seeing their image displayed in an exhibition at the National Maritime Museumxcdes, a year’s subscription to BBC Sky at Night magazine, and a copy of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year publication.
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