There’s nothing like staring up at the majestic night’s sky to gain a little perspective about life here on planet Earth – it’s a popular pastime.
This year, the Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition received more than 4,600 entries from 90 countries. The result: a set of spectacularly, awe-inspiring images.
Check out some of our favourite award winners below, or visit the National Maritime Museum to enjoy an exhibition of all category winners, runners-up and highly commended images – plus an additional 68 shortlisted photographs.
The Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition at the National Maritime Museum is open to the public from 13 September 2019. You can buy tickets here.