Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2021: Polar Lights Dance A3 Print
"The weather was calm – no wind, only us and North. Sometimes even if you are not able to see it, you have the feeling that there is something in the air, that something great will happen. I was keeping watch at night as Third Officer on the bridge of the ship, when I noticed in the sky a tiny white band approaching like a snake. I knew already, this is it, this is that I was waiting for. I took my camera, went to the bridge wing, took my position and started waiting, like a hunter waiting for its prey. A few minutes later the sky was full of bright green lights dancing in darkness and shining over everything on their way. I had a felt that it was my mission to share this beauty with world."
Polar Lights Dance © Dmitrii Rybalka
- 21 x 29.7cm finished size including border | 8.3 x 11.7in
- Delivered flat
- Expertly rendered to obtain a detailed print for your wall, on paper from sustainably managed forests.
Be captivated by 140 winning and shortlisted images from the 2021 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, hosted by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. See them all in Astronomy Photographer of the Year Collection 10.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual exhibition showcasing the world's greatest space photography. The exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, will show over 100 photographs on brilliant lightbox displays.
Now in its 13th year, in 2021 the competition attracted over 4,500 entries from 75 countries across the globe. Photographers from around the globe competed to be part of the exhibition and take home the prestigious title.
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The largest astrophotography competition in the world, Astronomy Photographer of the Year showcases the very best space photography from a global community of photographers.
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