Deep space

See the 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year winning, runner-up and highly commended images in the Deep Space category.

Vela Supernova Remnant © Marco Lorenzi, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Winner 2011

The winning image for the Deep Space category of the 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Leo Triplet © Edward Henry, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Runner Up 2011

The runner-up image for the Deep Space category of the 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Fighting Dragons of Ara (Galaxy) © Michael Sidonio, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Commended 2011

The highly commended images for the Deep Space category of the 2011 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.