The winner of this year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has been announced as Yu Jun, who managed to secure a top prize of £10,000 with his image of Baily’s Beads.

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Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year is the biggest astrophotography competition in the world. This year, judges selected 11 winners from over 4,500 entries across 80 countries.

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Iain Todd, BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Iain ToddScience journalist

Iain Todd is BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Content Editor. He fell in love with the night sky when he caught his first glimpse of Orion, aged 10.