Earth & space

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

Galactic Paradise © Tunç Tezel, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Winner 2011

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

Divine Presence (Northern Lights) © Ole C. Salomonsen, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Runner Up 2011

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

Meteor at Midnight, Glastonbury Tor © Mike Kempsey, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Commended 2011

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