Winning Sky Photos 2017: The David Malin Awards

On now until 29 October 2017

See spectacular, award-winning photographs of the night sky from the last 12 months as judged by world-renowned astrophotographer Dr David Malin in this free exhibition.

Among the photographs on display this year is the stunning image shown above showcasing a special evening above Calverts Beach on the South Arm Peninsula of Tasmania as red airglow hits the sky.

Other photographs on display show the three distinct nebulae in the Tail of Scorpius, comets travelling close to earth, stunning mosaics capturing the brightest part of our Milky Way, the Emu amongst several other significant stars, constellations and clusters, plus so much more.

Animated sequences on display in the exhibition can also be viewed at the Central West Astronomical Society’s Awards pages.


Winning Sky Photos is presented by the Central West Astronomical Society for AstroFest, Parkes NSW. They are Supported by Canon Australia and CSIRO’s Astronomy and Space Sciences. The competition aims to encourage photographers to use their vision, imagination and skill to produce inspiring and beautiful images of the sky.