Place: Runner-up. The shifting lights of the Aurora Borealis can take on many shapes and forms as they are moulded by the Earth’s complex magnetic field. Sheets and planes of glowing gas appear to be twisted into a giant vortex above Grøtfjord in Norway.
Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The gorgeous green and red lights cast by the Aurora Borealis dazzle as they reflect off the water, creating a beautiful wall of color over Hogtuva Mountain in Norway.