All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, which is hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Foreword by German fine-art photographer, Wolfgang Tillmans.
The images are submitted in one of the following categories:
* Earth and Space
* Our Solar System
* Deep Space
* Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year
And can also be entered for one of the special prizes:
* Best Newcomer
* People and Space
* Robotic Scope
Each image is accompanied by caption, photographer, location and technical details.
Every year the Royal Observatory, Greenwich hosts a free exhibition of the winners of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, showcasing some incredible images of the sky. www.rmg.co.uk/astrophoto
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.