Stargazing Oxford photo competition: The results are in!

19 February 2013 by Phil Bull

Shaun Reynolds - Wizard Nebula - People's Choice winner

Congratulations to everyone who entered our photo competition! We were extremely impressed with the quality and variety of the entries, and the photos made a beautiful display.

Three entries from each category were shortlisted, and one winner selected from each by our judges, Professors Roger Davies and Katherine Blundell. The members of public who attended the event on January 12th also voted for their favourite entry.

The winners are as follows (click through to see the pictures):

Astro Phenomena

Alain Townsend - Sunrise over the Sinus Iridium
Shaun Reynolds - Wizard Nebula (People's Choice winner)
Maciej Winiarczyk - Aurora over Sinclair Bay (Category winner)

Astroscapes

Maciej Winiarczyk - Star trails over Sinclair and Girnigoe Castle
Peter Pihlmann Pedersen - Star trails over St Catherine's College
Mel Gigg - Conjunction of the Moon, Jupiter and Venus over the Kingstone (Category winner)

Once again, thanks to all who entered, and we look forward to seeing next year's entries!