Sunday , May 16 2021

Astonishing astronomy photos give us a glimpse of the universe on Earth



The exhibition titled Astronomical Photographer of the Year contains 100 photographs, including the winners and the shortlist of paintings from the 2018 competition.

It's been 50 years since people were last touring the moon, and to celebrate an important anniversary, the World Museum in Liverpool launched a new astronomy show.

The exhibition titled Astronomical Photographer of the Year contains 100 photographs, including the winners and the shortlist of paintings from the 2018 competition.

Some of the most beautiful images include the mosaic of the Great Orion and the River Run of Man, a view of the northern light over Iceland and the solar transit of the International Space Station between the massive sunburn AR 12674 and AR 12673.

Curator, Dr. Geraldine Reid, said: "The astronomical photographer of the year is extremely popular.

"The exhibition celebrates the best in astrophysics from around the world.

"Every year, it produces images that extend our perception of the universe, and from year to year show its diverse and beautiful beauty."

The exhibition will be open from 3 May to 1 September 2019.


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