Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 1

Various photographers
Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 1

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 1

Various photographers
Publisher Harper Collins 2012
Edition Hardcover , Hardcover edition , 224 pages
Genres Wildlife photography
Tags AsteroidsSkyscapes, Astronomy, Astronomy Photographer of the Year, Aurorae, Comets, Competition, Deep Space, Earth, Galaxies, Moon, Nature, Nebulae, Northern Light, Planets, Solar system, Space, Stars, Sun, The Universe
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Publisher's description

This collection of beautiful images of space taken by photographers from all over the world comprises images from the first four years of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is organized by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in association with Sky at Night Magazine, and powered by the photo-sharing website Flickr.

From giant storm systems in Jupiter’s atmosphere to the colourful wispy remnants of a supernova explosion and the dazzling green curtain of the Northern Lights, the competition brings together some of the last four years’ best space imagery of astronomical objects from within our solar system and far into deep space by astrophotographers from around the world.

All winning, runner-up and highly commended entries from all four years of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition are included, as well as all shortlisted images from the 2012 competition.

The images are submitted in one of the following categories:
• Earth and Space
• Our Solar System
• Deep Space
• Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year

And can also be entered for one of the special prizes:
• Best Newcomer
• People and Space
• Robotic Scope

Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details.

More information about the competition and a short guide to taking astronomy photographs is included.


Book title Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 1
Photographer Various photographers
ISBN 13 9780007482801 /
Publisher Harper Collins
Publish year 2012
Genre Wildlife photography
Book format Hardcover
Edition Hardcover edition
Pages 224 pages

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