Astronomy Photographer of the Year shortlist

IC443 © Patrick Gilliland
IC443 © Patrick Gilliland

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 competition.

A total of 139 images have been shortlisted. The winners will be announced on 17 September and the winning images will be displayed in a free-of-charge exhibition at the Observatory’s Astronomy Centre from the following day.

Herschel 36 the Heart of the Lagoon © László Francsics
Herschel 36 the Heart of the Lagoon © László Francsics
Full Moon over the Alps © Stefano De Rosa
Full Moon over the Alps © Stefano De Rosa
Calm Before the Storm © Julie Fletcher
Calm Before the Storm © Julie Fletcher
C2014 Q2 Lovejoy © Michael Jaeger
C2014 Q2 Lovejoy © Michael Jaeger
Aurora Panorama 3 © Jan R. Olsen
Aurora Panorama 3 © Jan R. Olsen