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Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

Posted On: Sep 13, 2019   |   Posted By: Peta Pixel

Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Revealed

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has revealed the winners of the prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 competition, and as always, the winning images are spectacular.
This year, the competition received over 4,600 entries that were captured in 90 countries across the globe. The judges had the unenviable task of identifying a winner, runner up, and highly commended image for each category, a winner for the Robotic Scope category, and a winner for the new Sir Patrick Moore prize for Best Newcomer category. From there, they had to whittle it down further, selecting just one image-one of the category winners-to take home the title of Astronomy Photographer of the Year and £10,000 in prize money.
This year, the overall prize and went to the winner of the Our Moon category, Hungarian photographer László Francsics , who combined 32 multiple-exposures into this stunning shot of the total lunar eclipse over Budapest, Hungary on January...

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