Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 Royal Greenwich Observatory touring exhibition.

Cooper Gallery

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 exhibition, produced by the Royal Observatory, celebrates the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos taken by astrophotographers around the world.  

The stunning photographs,seen for the first time outside Greenwhich include breath-taking scenes of the Milky Way, the Andromeda galaxy and the Running Man Nebula and will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing.

In 2018, the competition entered its 10th year, receiving over 4,200 submissions from 91 countries. These extraordinary photos captured all manner of celestial spectacles: moons, stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae and some of the great astronomical events of the last year.

An exciting events programme has been developed to support the exhibition, come and see a Cosmonaut space suit and Tim Peakes’ Space Food on loan from National Space Centre, take part in cosmos crafts and most exciting of all, the silent disco! Pick up a headset and experience the incredible display of photographs in a unique and special way. With two channels to choose from visitors can select playlists that have been especially curated by the likes of Adrian McNally from The Unthanks, Prof. Joann Fletcher and many more.