Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2022 shortlist published
Every year, the Greenwich Royal Observatory holds the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. It is the largest and most prestigious among astrophotographers in the world. This year, more than 3 thousand works from 67 countries were sent to the competition.
Recently, the jury of the competition published a shortlist of photos that entered the final. Here are some of the most impressive works published on the contest website.
An Icelandic Saga
Riverside of Funakawa in Spring
Solar Wind Power
The Starry Sky Over the World’s Highest National Highway
Clouds of Hydrogen
Fire and thermonuclear fusion
The Crescent Nebula
The results of the competition will be announced during a special online ceremony to be held on September 15. In addition to the general award for the best astrophotography of the year, prizes will also be awarded in nine thematic categories and two special nominations.