The shortlisted images to this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition have been revealed, with the judges selecting just over 100 images from almost 2000 entries.


The winners of 2013’s competition will be announced at an award ceremony on 18 September 2013.


Enjoy a selection of the shorlisted images in the gallery above.


Iain Todd, BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Iain ToddScience journalist

Iain Todd is BBC Sky at Night Magazine's Content Editor. He fell in love with the night sky when he caught his first glimpse of Orion, aged 10.