In­sight In­vest­ment As­tron­omy Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year 2018

Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum, Greenwich, Lon­don, 24 Oc­to­ber 2018 – 5 May 2019 www.rmg.co.uk/royal-ob­ser­va­tory/ in­sight-as­tron­omy-pho­tog­ra­pher-year

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The world’s premier as­tropho­tog­ra­phy com­pe­ti­tion cel­e­brates 10 years of cap­tur­ing the cos­mos with a spe­cial ex­hi­bi­tion at the Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum. A new gallery space has opened for IIAPY 2018, which show­cases the 31 win­ning, run­ner-up and highly com­mended images from this year’s com­pe­ti­tion, as well as 69 of the top en­tries from the past decade.

The In­sight In­vest­ment As­tron­omy Pho­tog­ra­pher of the Year com­pe­ti­tion has grown in size and scope over the 10 years since it be­gan, and now in­cludes cat­e­gories for: as­tropho­tog­ra­phers un­der 16; those who pre­fer to cap­ture their as­tro images on­line us­ing ro­botic scopes lo­cated around the world; and the Sir Pa­trick Moore Prize for Best New­comer. Along with as­tropho­tos from these cat­e­gories, ex­pect stun­ning images of au­ro­rae, skyscapes, stars, neb­u­lae, gal­ax­ies, our Sun and Moon, plan­ets, comets and as­teroids.

The ex­hi­bi­tion opened to the pub­lic fol­low­ing the an­nounce­ment of the 2018 win­ners at a spe­cial cer­e­mony held on 23 Oc­to­ber.

En­try to the ex­hi­bi­tion is £9 for adults and £5.85 for chil­dren if booked in ad­vance, £10 and £6.50 re­spec­tively on the day. Ad­vance book­ings can be made via the IIAPY web­site. The ex­hi­bi­tion is open daily from 10am un­til 5pm.

The Na­tional Mar­itime Mu­seum will be full of stars to steer tall ships by from Oc­to­ber

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