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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2011

(6:15) Winning photos from Astronomy Photographer of the Year run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and Sky at Night Magazine, with commentary from two of the judges, astronomer Marek Kukula and astronomy programmes manager Olivia Johnson. The stunning photos can be seen at a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in London, until February 2012.

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Rilo Rilo (2502 days ago)
Simply Stellar
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London1 London1 (2475 days ago)
Latest comment: Don't think a composite image should've won.
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Latest comment: Don't think a composite image should've won.
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glortman glortman (2502 days ago)
Very beautiful images, but Olivia's description of the Moon Illusion at 00:30, is not entirely correct. Visual neuroscientists actually don't really know why the moon appears so large at the horizon, and all of the competing theories have flaws.
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Very beautiful images, but Olivia's description of the Moon Illusion at 00:30, is not entirely correct. Visual neuroscientists actually don't really know why the moon appears so large at the horizon, and all of the competing theories have flaws.
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