Royal Observatory’s Winning Images

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Green Energy

The Trapezium Cluster and Surrounding Nebulae
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Celestial Impasto: Sh2-239

Rho Ophiuchi and Antares Nebulae

Omega Centauri

Corona Composite of 2012: Australian Totality

Magnetic Maelstrom

Cosmic Alignment Comet Lemmon, GC 47 Tucanae and the SMC

The Milky Way Galaxy

Goodbye Sun. Hello Moon

The Windows District

Moon Silhouettes

Venus Transit, Foxhunter's Grave, Welsh Highlands

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