We run into a lot of astronomy photos around Giz, but the sheer beauty of space and its expanses never gets old. The Royal Observatory and Sky at Night Magazine have announced the winners of their best astronomy photograph contest, and we've collected a few of the best here for you.
Our Solar System/Overall Winner
Jupiter with lo and Ganymede, September 2010 by Damian Peach (UK)
Stargazing by Jeffrey Sullivan (USA) 30 June 2011
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Hunting Moon by Jean-Baptiste Feldmann (France) 6 April 2011
Galactic Paradise by Tunç Tezel (Turkey) 11 July 2010
Vela Supernova Remnant by Marco Lorenzi (Italy) 5 February 2011