All the winning and shortlisted images from the 2018 Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Plus a section looking back on the images from 10 years of the competition.
The images are submitted in one of the following categories:
* People and Space
* Our Sun
* Our Moon
* Planets, Comets and Asteroids
* Stars and Nebulae
* Young Competition (aged 15 years or under)
Special Prize Categories
* The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer
* 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.
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.