Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year

Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year

Eclipse totality over Sassendalen by Luc Jamet, France

These are the winners of the competition of Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015, revealing fresh perspectives on astrophotography, alongside some of the great astronomical events of the last year.

This year the annual Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year received a record 2700 entries by astrophotographers, from 59 countries around the world.



Above: Skyscapes sponsored by Insight Investment. Category winner and overall winner: Eclipse totality over Sassendalen by Luc Jamet, France

These astonishing pictures remind us that the more we learn about our universe, the more beautiful it becomes.

M33 Core by Michael van Doorn, Netherlands
Galaxies. Category winner: M33 Core by Michael van Doorn, Netherlands

 

Full face of our Moon by András Papp, Hungary
Our Moon. Category winner: Full face of our Moon by András Papp, Hungary

 

Huge prominence lift-off by Paolo Porcellana, Italy
Our Sun. Category winner: Huge prominence lift-off by Paolo Porcellana, Italy



 

The arrow missed the heart by Lefteris Velissaratos, Greece
Planets, Comets & Asteroids. Category winner: The arrow missed the heart by Lefteris Velissaratos, Greece

 

Sunset Peak star trail by Chap Him Wong, Hong Kong
People & Space. Category winner: Sunset Peak star trail by Chap Him Wong, Hong Kong

 

A Celestial Visitor by George Martin (UK) aged 15
Young Competition winner: A Celestial Visitor by George Martin (UK) aged 15



 

source Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year

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