Brad Goldpaint won the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 with this amazing photo above. Titled "Transport the Soul," Goldpaint captured the Andromeda Galaxy, the Milky Way and the canyons of the Moab, Utah all in one shot.
Steven Mohr won the Galaxy category with "Mysterious Galaxy." The image is of the spiral galaxy NGC 3521, 26 million light-years away from Earth.
During the total solar eclipse in August 2017, Nicolas Lefaudeux took this picture that captured the blue star Regulus (also known as the little king) to the left of, and the red planet Mars (the Roman god of war) to the right of the eclipsed Sun. The photo was aptly titled "Sun King, Little King, and the God of War."
Fabian Dalpiaz may be just 15 years old, but he's already a master at taking photos! Behold "Great Autumn Morning," with a meteorite over the Dolomites mountain range in Italy.
Stuart Green won runner-up in the Our Sun category with this magnificent photo of a solar prominence using a home-built telescope.
We love this photo "Star Trail Gazer" by Akbar Mohebbi!
Jingpeng Liu took this wonderful shot of the Milky Way over the Badlands National Park, South Dakota, in this photograph titled "Expedition to Infinity."
Matthew James Turner captured the "eerie and ethereal" aurora by the Castlerigg Stone Circle in England.
For many more fascinating astronomy photo, head on over to the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018 gallery.