Mesmerizing Images From The Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest

Photographers from across the globe -- amateur and professional, with sophisticated cameras and ordinary ones -- used their skills to bring an incredible universe to us. Check out the photo galleries to see all the award winning and shortlisted photographs.


Winners of the 2020 Astronomy Photographer of the Year Contest - See all the eye-popping, mind-blowing photographs! Note that each category also has a shortlist -- click on the buttons as you scroll the categories to see all the shortlisted images.
Galaxies 2020 - If you have a special soft spot in the heart for galaxies, these photographs are for you!