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Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 Winners

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EARTH & SPACE:

Wind Farm Star Trails © Matt James (Australia) – RUNNER UP
Taken in Australia near the town of Bungendore, this image captures the Capital Wind Farm on the shore of Lake George. The striking monochromatic composition depicts the power of the wind along with the motion of the sky, illustrated by the shower of stars transforming into trails as the Earth rotates.