Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2016 – The Shortlist

Flash Point The Perseid Meteor Shower shoots across the sky in the early hours. This composite image features roughly 65 meteors captured by the photographer between 12:30am and 4:30am. (Brad Goldpaint)
Flash Point
The Perseid Meteor Shower shoots across the sky in the early hours. This composite image features roughly 65 meteors captured by the photographer between 12:30am and 4:30am. (Brad Goldpaint)

Here are some of the brilliant photos that are shortlisted for the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016.

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