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If you manage to photograph our Solar system, any of dynamic objects, against farther space bodies, your picture will definitely not remain unaddressed.

Every year the Royal museum Greenwich holds a competition of the best photos of space subject "Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year". After that the most interesting works of contestants are shown in the Greenwich royal observatory.

Photos of winners of this year really impress.
 
"We received more than 2700 photos from all corners of the planet, and this in itself assumed that process of estimation will be hard, – Chris Bremli, the editor of the BBC Sky at Night Magazine log, and also one of judges tells. – From each category of tender we looked at a photo with the drooped jaw".

 

Works of winners of different categories are given below:


 
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Last year the comet of Siding Spring appeared so close to the planet Mars as any other comet for all history of observations. The German photographer Sebastian Voltmer managed to make a picture: on a photo Mars looks extraordinary bright because of parameters of exposure of its camera. The white comet effect of Siding Spring can be seen to the left of the planet.
 


 
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The Italian photographer Paolo Porcellana imprinted a huge protuberance which appeared near our Sun. Also Porcellana created own channel on YouTube where he uploads amatorsky and professional video on astronomical subject.
 


 
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Earlier this year the night sky was extraordinary brightly lit by C/2014 Q2 comet known also as a comet of Lavdzhoya which at that moment passed absolutely near Earth. This picture brought to 15-year-old George Martinu a rank of the best young astronomical photographer of year.
 


 
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On this tremendous photo made by the Australian photographer Dzhamen Percy the polar lights against the hill covered with snow are represented. Percy is the expert in this phenomenon – he organizes the rounds giving to participants "an excellent opportunity to enjoy a type of the polar lights".
 


 
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In the photo – a small hut against Sanset Pik's mountain on Lantau's island, Hong Kong. The picture strongly contrasts with our ideas of fussy Hong Kong, one of the most densely inhabited megalopolises of the world. Rather long exposure allowed the photographer Chhap Him Vaughan to remove effectively the movement of stars on the night sky.
 


 
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The photographer Michael Van Dorn (Netherlands) made a tremendous picture of a galaxy of M33 also known as the Triangle galaxy which is at distance in 3 million light years from Earth. It means what to rays of light which on the photo depicted Dorn forever, is already more than 3 million years. One of judges of tender recognized: "It is one of the best pictures – amatorsky or professional – Messye 33 which I ever saw".
 


 
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In Ignacio Díaz Bobilyo's (Argentina) photo the largest spherical accumulation in a galaxy the Milky Way – the Omega of the Centaur whose diameter makes about 150 light years is represented.
 


 
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The photographer Lefteris Velissaratos (Greece) called the picture "The arrow which did not get into heart". In the foreground it is visible how the comet of Lavdzhoya crosses that part of the sky where at distance of 7500 light years there is a fog Serdtse.
 


 
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David Tollidey's (Great Britain) picture allows to look at the fog Oriona which is in the center of a photo, and also on one more fog which is often named with "The Running Man" (in upper part of a photo). In spite of the fact that Tollidey generally is engaged in shootings of the wild nature, at once it is visible that he is a good judge of an astrophotography. 
 


 
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Andras Pappus, the photographer from Hungary, became a winner in the category "Moon". One of judges described its picture as follows: "Ideal symmetry of this picture creates amazing effect. Very much impresses how are combined a rough surface of the Moon from a lit side and a dim reflection of light reflected by Earth".
 


 
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Only in several places on the planet it was possible to see a total solar eclipse in March, 2012. The picture of Luke Zhame (France) which he managed to make in Norway in couple of seconds after the beginning of a total eclipse allowed it to win the first prize of tender in the amount of £2500 ($3800). One of judges told: "It is one of those fantastically beautiful frames, for an opportunity to admire which you are sincerely grateful to the photographer and to his talent to imprint so unique moment".  
 

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