Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018: winners announced

See the winners of this year's international astrophotography competition.

Transport the Soul, Brad Goldpaint, Moab, Utah, USA, 20 May 2017. Equipment: Nikon D810 DLSR camera, 14mm f/4.0 lens. Category: People & Space (Overall winner)

IIAPY is the world’s premier astrophotography competition, each year welcoming thousands of entries from astrophotographers across the globe.

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2018 saw over 4,200 entries from 911 photographers, including 186 images from young photographers aged 15 and under.

Find out who won the overall prize this year – plus the winners of each category – in our gallery below.

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The winning images are available to view in an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum from 24 October 2018 – 5 May 2019.