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Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 revealed


Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten thousands of people across the world to be crowned Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013.

His startling shot of the Milky Way with a beam from a lighthouse was commended by judges for its depth and clarity.

There were several other categories including 'Earth and Space', 'Deep Space' and 'Our Solar System', among others.

The competition once again received a record number of entries with a huge range of subjects captured by amateur and professional photographers from around the globe.

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