Astrophiles, today is your lucky day: We have a collection of beautiful winning photos from the annual David Malin Awards. From Deep Sky to Solar Systems, Scientific to Aesthetic, the categories challenged photographers not just in their technical skills, but their eye for catching the beauty of the sky and ‘the intrinsic interest of astronomy’.
Astrophiles, today is your lucky day: We have a collection of beautiful winning photos from the annual David Malin Awards.
Each year thousands of talented photographers send their best astronomical images in to be judged by renowned astrophotographer Dr David Malin. This year there was stiff competition with so many outstanding entries! But we’ll linger no longer, here are your 2018 David Malin Award winners:
The overall winner and Nightscapes category winner this year was Luke Tscharke for his superb image of the “Crescent Moon at Lake Oberon”.
“Old Wagon and Neon Lights” by Ian Inverarity won the theme category which was “Revealing the Colours of the Stars”
“E lucevan le stelle” by Peter Ward won the Deep Sky category
“Barrenjoey Milky Way Arch” by Tom Elliott won the Wide-Field category
“Colours of Serenity and Tranquillity” by Stefan Buda won the Solar System category
Want to see shooting stars up close?
All the winning and finalist entries will be on display over the next year at our Parkes radio telescope visitors centre.