Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Prize-winning Images by Top Astrophotographers

Book - 2015
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This stunning collection of images from the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition assembles the very best astrophotography from around the world. Organized by the Royal Observatory, the photographs capture an astounding range of astronomical phenomena both within our solar system and far into deep space.

The book features four sections: Earth and Space, Our Solar System, Deep Space, and Overall Winners. The images are from the first six years of the competition (2009-2014), and include all the winners from each year along with a carefully curated selection from the shortlists. They are accompanied by notes from the judges and photographer, with background information and camera specifications.

From giant storm systems in Jupiter's atmosphere to the colorful, wispy remnants of a supernova explosion and the dazzling green curtain of the Northern Lights, Astronomy Photographer of the Year will appeal to both astrophotographers and beginners who simply enjoy gazing at the night sky.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ontario :, Firefly Books,, 2015, ©2015.
ISBN: 9781770854734
1770854738
Branch Call Number: 520. 222 AST
Characteristics: 287 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Royal Observatory, Greenwich - Compiler

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