Audio slideshow: Seeing into space

From back-garden enthusiasts to professional photographers - the Royal Observatory in Greenwich received hundreds of entries for its 2010 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

The winning images have now been announced - and they include solar eclipses, close-up views of the moon, and vast distant galaxies in deep space. Take a look at some of them with one of the ten judges - Dr Marek Kukula, the Royal Observatory's Public Astronomer.

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All images subject to copyright. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley. Publication date 10 September 2010.

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