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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 – Get in Quick!

1 Jul 2011, 20:23 UTC
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011 – Get in Quick!
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On the 8th of September, the winners of the annual astrophotography competition will be announced, and an exhibition at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, London, will open the very next...

Orion Deep Wide Field © Rogelio Bernal Andreo. Click to get a larger view - it's beautiful!
On the 8th of September, the winners of the annual astrophotography competition will be announced, and an exhibition at the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, London, will open the very next day. Will you be one of the lucky winners?
Not only can adults enter but younger people too, so for anyone like me who’s 16 or under, I – and the royal observatory – strongly encourage you to enter!
Peter posted a summary of the competition back on January, and you can see that here.
The Young Astros had the opportunity to interview The Royal Observatory’s Public Astronomer, Dr Marek Kulula, who is one of the many judges that will be picking out the winners:
What exactly is Astrophotography?

Astrophotography means taking photos of things in the night sky, including stars, planets, the Moon, comets and faraway objects like galaxies and nebulae. The first astrophotographs were made by scientists in the 1840s using ...

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