The Royal Museums Greenwich hosts an annual competition for the best astronomy photographs of the yr and as a reminder that the time restrict for the 2021 competitors is quickly closing, the group has introduced the of us’s favor winner from the 2020 competition.
The annual Astronomy Photographer of the 300 and sixty five days competition is operated by the Royal Observatory Greenwich in affiliation with BBC Sky at Night time time Journal. The full winner in this yr’s competition is construct of abode to association shut residence the tip prize of £10,000 (~$14,100) and look their picture association shut a severe placement throughout the accompanying exhibition which opens on the Nationwide Maritime Museum on September 18, 2021, two days after winners are introduced.
This yr, the group decided to remind concerned occasions that the time limit is quickly closing by saying the winners of the People’s Selection Awards from the 2020 competitors which is grow to be unbiased from the competitors’s total winners announced perfect yr. The of us’s favor winner was “The Cave of the Wild Horses” by Bryony Richards:
Positioned throughout the coronary coronary heart of the barren say in Southern Utah, the Cave of the Wild Horses is an most interesting association for astrophotographers. There is likely to be mammoth pure world, petroglyphs, rock varnish, and a framed peek of the summer season Milky Intention in its entrance.
“This photograph is without doubt one of the essential delicate that I definitely personal ever taken attributable to the positioning of the cave and the sequence of foreground photographs shot,” Richards says. “Attending to the cave entails a protracted hike by the barren say over sandstone plateaus, by brush and barren say sand, whereas being serenaded by the frogs of the hole. On reaching the cave, I sure that I desired to association shut a dapper panorama as a mode to defend the sensation of wanting out of the cave to the sky earlier. I selected a 50 mm lens so I would nicely nicely dangle the minute particulars from the cave partitions, together with petroglyphs on the left of the picture.”
Bryony’s successful picture was chosen out of 25 chosen by the Museum. ‘Reflection of the Stars’ by Linh Nguyen purchased the 2nd association award and the third went to Qiqige (Nina) Zhao for ‘Anniversary of Apollo 11 Mission’ as thought of beneath:
Under are the opposite photographs that the three above bested:
You would possibly nicely nicely perhaps look detailed digicam makes and fashions besides to digicam settings on the competitors net residing here. To peek the 2020 complete winners gallery, click on here.
Should it’s probably you will perhaps nicely perhaps be interested in submitting entries for the 2021 competitors, it’s probably you will perhaps nicely perhaps dangle so here.
Describe credit score rating: Pictures supplied courtesy of the Astronomy Photographer of the 300 and sixty 5 days Opponents and each picture cites specific particular person copyrights.