14 Of The Year’s Most Amazing Space Photos

Whoa. The Royal Observatory has released its annual astronomy photography awards. Here are some of the amazing honorees. posted on

1.

Sky away from the Lights by Tunç Tezel

2.

Star Icefall by Masahiro Miyasaka (winner)

3.

Summer Nights in Michigan by Michael A. Rosinski

4.

Transit of Venus 2012 in Hydrogen-Alpha by Chris Warren (winner)

5.

Mars in 2012 by Damian Peach

6.

Venus Transit by Paul Haese

7.

Comet C/2009 P1 Garradd by Graham Relf

8.

Worlds of the Solar System by Damian Peach

9.

Sharpless-136: ‘Ghost’ in Cepheus by Oleg Bryzgalov

10.

M51 – The Whirlpool Galaxy by Martin Pugh (overall winner)

11.

NGC 6960 – The Witch’s Broom by Robert Franke

12.

The Perseus Cluster – Abell 426 by Robert Franke

13.

Simeis 147 Supernova Remnant by Rogelio Bernal Andreo

14.

Venus-Jupiter Close Conjunction by Laurent Laveder (winner)

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