Here you can see a few photos from the ‘2015 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year’ contest, that show beautiful images from space. The winners will be announced in a ceremony on Sept. 17, with an exhibition of the images opening at the Royal Observatory’s Astronomy Centre in the UK on Sept. 18.
The Night the Sky Exploded, by Kris Williams.
Solar Prominence, by Gary Palmer.
Roseta NBV5, by Juan Ignacio Jiminez.
Moon and Antelao, by Marcella Giulia.
Motind Rune Engebo.
c2014 Q2 Lovejoy, by Michael Jaeger.
The Calm Before the Storm, by Julie Fletcher.
Aurora Panorama, by Jan R. Olsen.
Thor’s Helmet, by Adam Block.
Star Trails Over Green Lake, by Dan Barr.
M42 Subtle V1, by Patrick Gilliland.
Herschel 36 The Heart of the Lagoon, by Francsics.
Great Nebula in Carina bi Colour, by Terry Robinson.
Full Moon over the Alps, by Stefano de Rosa.
Ascent of Angels, by Brad Goldpaint.