Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013

From views of the Moon and our neighbours in the solar system, to colourful depictions of the gases and galaxies which swirl in deep space. Take a look at the best images - and see the overall winner - of this year's Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

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Music by Jack Johnson, Manic Street Preachers and KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 19 September 2013.

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