Gallery: Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012

The winning images from this year's competition

A
a
-

Overall winner and Deep Space winner

M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy: Martin Pugh


 

Earth and Space winner

Star icefall: Masahiro Miyasaka


 

Earth and Space runner up

Green world: Arlid Hetmann


 

 

Deep Space runner up

Simeis 147 supernova remnant: Rogelio Bernal Andreo


 

Robotic Scope Image of the Year

The Sunflower Galaxy: Thomas Read


 

Our Solar System winner

Transit of Venus: Chris Warren


 

Our Solar System runner up

Mars in 2012: Damian Peach


 

People and Space winner

Venus and Jupiter in close conjunction: Laurent Laveder


 

People and Space runner up

Lost in Yosemite: Steven Christenson


 

Best Newcomer

Elephant's Trunk Nebula with ananas: Lorand Fenyes


 

Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year winner

Pleiades cluster: Jacob von Chorus


 

Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year runner up

Daytime lunar mosaic: Laurent V Joli-Coeur

 


For more information visit www.rmg.co.uk/visit/exhibitions/astronomy-photographer-of-the-year

Like this article? Why not:
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012
previous news Article
Space rocks could have spawned life on Earth
next news Article
We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here