Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2016 Shortlist - Check Out These Awe-Inspiring Space Images

Space. The final frontier. It's a breathtaking juggernaut of discovery that lies just out of the reach of we normal humans. But the shortlisted entries for this year’s Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year award bring us that little bit closer.

So from the startlingly clear surface of Venus to incredible long exposure starscapes, sit back and scroll through these awe-inspiring images.