2. There is a £10 fee per Entrant to Enter the Competition
3. Click On "Register Button" To Join Competition.. Enter up to ten images before 12 noon (GMT) on the Third of March 2023. Lucky Winners Win win prizes of up to £10,000
Adult competition categories
Aurorae: Photographs featuring the northern and southern lights (Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis)
Galaxies: Photographs of deep-space objects beyond the Milky Way galaxy, including galaxies, galaxy clusters and stellar associations
Our Moon: Photographs of the Moon, including lunar eclipses and the occultation of stars and planets.
Our Sun: Photographs of the Sun, including solar eclipses and transits.
People and Space: Photographs of the night sky that include people or elements that show the presence or influence of human beings Planets, Comets and Asteroids: Photographs of objects in our solar system, including planets and their satellites, comets, asteroids and other forms of zodiacal debris
Skyscapes: Photographs of landscapes, seascapes and cityscapes in which the night sky or twilight sky is a prominent feature Stars and Nebulae: Photographs of deep-space objects in the Milky Way galaxy, including stars, star clusters, supernova remnants, nebulae and other galactic phenomena
There are no separate categories in the Young competition. The Young competition will have one winner, one runner-up and three highly commended awards.
The Sir Patrick Moore Prize for Best Newcomer: For newcomers who have only been practicing astronomy photography since January 2022, are aged 16 or over, and have not entered the competition before. The Annie Maunder Prize for Image Innovation: For images processed using pre-existing open source data. Find out more