Solar Prominence © Gary Palmer (UK) IC443 © Patrick Gilliland (UK) Great Nebula in Carina Bi-Colour © Terry Robison (Canada) M42 Subtle V1 cropped © Patrick Gilliland (UK) Herschel 36: The Heart of the Lagoon © László Francsics (Hungary) Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359) © Adam Block (USA) M42 Subtle V1 cropped © Patrick Gilliland (UK) C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy © Michael Jaeger (Austria)
Seven Stunning Astronomy Photographs From 2015
From 2,700 entries the Royal Museums Greenwich in London chose a collection of images from their annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition, which showcase stunning images from space. Featuring a variety of celestial bodies, such as the Horsehead Nebula and Barnard’s Loop, the winner will be announced on September 17 and exhibited at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. We highly recommend clicking each image to view the full extent of their beauty.