Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 9 (Hardcover)

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 9 By Collins Astronomy (Prepared for publication by), Greenwich Royal Observatory Cover Image

Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 9 (Hardcover)

By Collins Astronomy (Prepared for publication by), Greenwich Royal Observatory

$39.95


From the number one Astronomy publisher, a beautiful astrophotography book, showcasing the most spectacular space photography, taken from locations across the globe. Marvel at the wonders of the universe captured by the most talented astrophotographers. A perfect gift for all interested in exploring the mysteries of our solar system and beyond. Be captivated by 140 winning and shortlisted images from the 2020 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. These awe-inspiring images are submitted in several categories: aurorae, skyscapes, people and space, the sun and moon, planets, comets and asteroids, stars and nebulae, galaxies, and a young competitor category. Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location, and technical details. There is also a location map showing the origin of all images and a visual appendix of all images. The judges are from an expert panel of distinguished astronomy experts. The National Maritime Museum hosts an exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing these incredible images of the sky.
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is the home of Greenwich Mean Time and the Prime Meridian of the World, making it the official starting point for each new day and year. It is also home to London's only planetarium, the Harrison timekeepers and the UK's largest refracting telescope. It runs the annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
Product Details ISBN: 9780008404635
ISBN-10: 0008404631
Publisher: Collins
Publication Date: March 1st, 2021
Pages: 192
Language: English