Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018: the winning images

deaddirty

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For no particular reason except that they're stunningly beautiful images and it's good to have something beautiful and cheerful once in a while.

https://www.theguardian.com/science...tographer-of-the-year-2018-the-winning-images

The US photographer Brad Goldpaint has beaten thousands of amateur and professional photographers from around the globe to win the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s title of Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018. The exhibition opens at the National Maritime Museum (Greenwich, London) on Wednesday.



Overall winner and people and space category winner - Transport the Soul by Brad Goldpaint



Great autumn morning by Fabian Dalpiaz



Corona Australis Dust Complex by Mario Cogo

Except I've hit a problem and for some reason can't embed the rest - so here are the Pixhost thumbnails, if you want the captions go to the Guardian URL above.

https://pixhost.to/gallery/3ife4

 

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Actually the thumbnails have come out better than the embedded images!
 

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Thank you for these photos, deaddirty! I intend to add a number of them to my desktop background slideshow. I love outer space.
 

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My pleasure.
 
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