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Aurora Bird by Jan R Olsen

14 September 2016 Astronomy Now

The vivid green Northern Lights resemble a bird soaring over open water in Olderdalen, Norway. This image, by Jan R Olsen of Norway, is one of those shortlisted in this year’s¬†Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 overall winner: Luc Jamet

18 September 2015 Astronomy Now

“Eclipse Totality over Sassendalen” is the overall winning picture, making Luc Jamet of France the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015. The prestigious annual competition received 2700 spectacular entries from 59 countries this year. The winning images from the 11 categories are showcased at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in an exhibition open 18 September 2015 — 26 June 2016

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“Aurora Panorama 3” by Jan R. Olsen

31 July 2015 Astronomy Now

Our third nomination from the prestigious Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, an annual celebration of the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos by astrophotographers worldwide. Now in its seventh year, the 2015 competition received 2700 spectacular entries from over 60 countries and the winners will be announced 17 September.