Check out the out-of-this-world winners of the 2017 CWAS David Malin astrophotography awards!

Photo Editor’s Choice – “Superman Skies”

Image by Luke Tscharke

Folks, it’s that time of year where you no longer have to look up to see how beautiful the sky is because we’re bringing the best of the best astronomy photography directly to you!

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 2017 CWAS David Malin Award winners:

The David Malin Awards are run by the Central West Astronomical Society (where our Parkes radio telescope aka ‘The Dish’ is located). The awards are a part of the annual AstroFest and are supported in 2017 by CSIRO, Canon Australia, Parkes Shire Council and Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum.

Come and visit us at Parkes! The Observatory Visitors Centre is free and open daily from 8.30am to 4.15pm.