Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018
Aurora provides spectacle, and Insight photography award
France’s Nicolas Lefaudeux won top honours in the 2018 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition’s aurorae category with this view of a gossemar-like auroral band above Sirkka, Finland, a view that lasted about one minute and gave the impression of speeding toward a greenish horizon.
A dust-strewn starscape wins Insight photography award
A mesmerising – and award winning – image of the Sun in eclipse
French photographer Nicolas Lefaudeux captured this remarkable view of the August 2017 solar eclipse from Unity, Oregon, showing the mesmerising streamers of the Sun’s corona extending outward more than 30 solar radii. The photo won first prize in the “Our Sun” category of the 2018 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
A dusty and ‘mysterious galaxy’ wins photo contest recognition
Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year winner announced
American photographer Brad Goldpaint’s image of the Milky Way arcing above a rocky canyon in Utah won the top prize at this year’s Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition organised by the Royal Observatory Greenwhich. Goldpaint’s photo and others in the competition are on display at the National Maritime Museum.