Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019
The overall winner's prize across all Adult categories is £10,000.
- Deadline: 8 March 2019
- Entry fee: Free
- Website: https://www.rmg.co.uk/whats-on/astronomy-photographer-year/competition
Entrants can submit up to 10 images for the chance to win cash prizes, their winning image displayed in an exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, a year’s subscription to BBC Sky at Night magazine, and a copy of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 publication.
You can be inspired by the best entries from the last ten years alongside the spectacular winning images from 2018 in our new Photography Gallery at the National Maritime Museum until 5 May 2019.
You may submit a total of 10 images.
The overall winner is chosen from amongst all the Adult competition category winners. This winner receives the prestigious title of Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year.
Overall winner: £10,000
We have eight categories for you to enter and the judges will select a winner, runner-up and one highly commended entry from each category. These will receive the following prize money:
Highly commended: £250
The judges award two Special Prizes, Sir Patrick Moore for Best Newcomer and Robotic Scope. These will receive the following prize money: Winner: £750
The judges select a winner, runner-up and three highly commended images for the Young Competition.
Young Winner: £1500
Young Runner-up: £500
Young Highly Commended: £250
The Adult competition is open to anyone aged 16 and over, and the Young competition is open to anyone under 16.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
The ROG, as part of the charitable body RMG, is dedicated to supporting public understanding and education of science. The images submitted to the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition serve as key resources to promote astronomy photography in practice and in order for us to do this we need to be able to use your image(s) in certain ways.
Entrants will retain copyright and moral rights in their submitted images. In all instances, the copyright holder will be credited, wherever practicable, when the image is used and published by RMG and its sponsors. We will use your first and last name as supplied during the entry process (e.g. © photographer’s name). Although RMG will always supply the correct information to third parties (for example to press / media), it cannot accept responsibility for any credit line errors or omissions by these parties.