Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC's Sky at Night magazine astronomy photo of the year James Woodend of the UK submitted a photo of a green aurora pictured in Iceland's Vatnajökull National Park reflected in Jökulsörlön Glacier lagoon.
Place: Runner-up. The shifting lights of the Aurora Borealis can take on many shapes and forms as they are moulded by the Earth’s complex magnetic field. Sheets and planes of glowing gas appear to be twisted into a giant vortex above Grøtfjord in Norway.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 Winners (Amazing Photos) A rare hybrid solar eclipse took place in November in which the moon appears silhouetted against the sun's disk, not completely covering it.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures
“Winner” of the “People and Space” category in the Royal Observatory Greenwich’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 exhibition, this space wallpaper is a deceptively simple shot of figures silhouetted against a rising Moon.
Sun halo photographed by Sarah Gilligan (UK), aged 11. When you can only see arcs of the sun halo either side of the Sun, they're commonly called sun dogs. Sarah used the sign to block the direct sunlight as she took the picture. Appropriately, it says ‘No Dogs’. Sarah was Runner up in the 2009 competition.
Venus-Lunar Occultation by O Chul Kwon (South Korea) – highly commended In O Chul Kwon succeeded in his goal of photographing a Venus-Lunar Occultation with this stunning time-lapse image over Mount Hambaek in South Korea;
2014 has been another fantastic year for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, with more entries than ever before being submitted from all around the…