By Gege Li
The 3 enchanting images below, showcasing the elemental quality of space, person taken apical prizes successful this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, organised by the Royal Observatory successful Greenwich, London.
Shuchang Dong was the competition’s wide victor for his picture, The Golden Ring, taken during an annular star eclipse successful June 2020. Dong captured this uncommon and fleeting changeable from Ali, Tibet, arsenic the sun, satellite and Earth aligned. Annular eclipses hap erstwhile the satellite moves successful beforehand of the sun, but appears smaller than our star, resulting successful a agleam ringing of light.
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