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Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 8

Royal Observatory Greenwich



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Harper Collins
03 January 2020
Photographs: collections; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomical observation: observatories, equipment & methods
A beautiful giftable, coffee-table book, showcasing the most spectacular space photography of its kind, taken from locations across the globe. Marvel at the wonders of the universe captured by the most talented astrophotographers. A perfect gift for all interested in exploring the mysteries of our solar system and beyond.

Be captivated by 140 winning and shortlisted images from the 2019 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. These awe-inspiring images are submitted in several categories: aurorae, skyscapes, people and space, the sun and moon, planets, comets and asteroids, stars and nebulae, galaxies and a young competitor category. Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details. There is also a location map showing the origin of all images and a visual appendix of all images.

The Judges Mandy Bailey, Astronomy Secretary for the Royal Astronomical Society. Jon Culshaw, Comedian, impersonator and regular guest on The Sky a Night. Tom Kerss, Observatory Science Communication Officer at Royal Museums Greenwich Steve Marsh, Art Editor at the BBC Sky at Night Magazine. Ed Robinson, Award-winning photographer, creative director and visual consultant. Founder of OneRedEye Visual Communications. Rebecca Roth, Photographer, photo editor and Image Coordinator and Social Media Specialist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. Oana Sandu, Community Coordinator for the European Southern Observatory. Alan Sparrow, Director of Fleet Street's Finest and Chair of the UK Picture Editors Guild. Melanie Vandenbrouck, Curator of Art (post-1800) at Royal Museums Greenwich.

The Exhibition The National Maritime Museum hosts an exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing these incredible images of the sky.
By:   Royal Observatory Greenwich
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 266mm,  Width: 266mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   1.280kg
ISBN:   9780008348991
ISBN 10:   0008348995
Pages:   192
Publication Date:   03 January 2020
Recommended Age:   From 13 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  Young adult ,  ELT Advanced ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope. It runs the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Reviews for Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 8

Spectacular views of the universe The Guardian Insight Astronomy Photos of the year are stellar and stunning Irish Examiner

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