Source: The Winners of Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2012 [24 High Quality Photos] | The Roosevelts
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This image by Robert Franke was a runner-ip.
As was Simeis 147 Supernova Remnant by Rogelio Bernal Andreo:
The winner was M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy by Martin Pugh:
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