The Year’s Best Astronomy Photos

The Royal Observatory Greenwich in the UK has shortlisted its nominees for its annual Insight Astronomer of the Year competition.  This competition is now in its ninth year.

This year, over 3,800 professional and amateur photographers from 91 countries submitted their photos. Winners will be announced on September 14, 2017, at a special ceremony at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. The winning images will be displayed in a free-of-charge exhibition at the Observatory’s Astronomy Centre starting September 16th.

The following links have the nominations:

http://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory/insight-astronomy-photographer-year

http://gizmodo.com/the-years-best-astronomy-photos-will-transport-you-to-a-1797258360?IR=T