Deep space

See the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year winning, runner-up and highly commended images in the Deep Space category.

Horsehead Nebula © Martin Pugh, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Overall and Deep Space Winner 2009

The winning image for the Deep Space category of the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Galaxies M81 and M82 © Edward Henry, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Runner Up 2009

The runner-up images for the Deep Space category of the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Galactic Dust in Corona Australis © Martin Pugh, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Deep Space Commended 2009

The highly commended images for the Deep Space category of the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.