Earth & space

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

Star Trails, Blue Mountains © Ted Dobosz, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Winner 2009

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

Venus, Jupiter and Moon trails over the Nepean River © Vincent Miu, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Runner Up 2009

 The runner-up image for the Earth and Space category of the 2009 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Milky Way © Nik Szymanek, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Earth and Space Commended 2009

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