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12/28/2014 10:22 am ET Updated Dec 29, 2014

24 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Astrophotos Of 2014

Don't get us wrong. Space-based telescopes like Hubble and Spitzer brought us absolutely stunning images of deep space this year.

But some of the most out-of-this-world images of space taken in 2014 came from star-obsessed photographers right here on Earth.

Your friends at HuffPost Science asked you to share your best astrophotography, and we've rounded up the best right here--along with our favorites from around the web.

Just take a look below for 24 photos of auroras, the Milky Way, the Supermoon, and more. Enjoy!

Photos curated by Damon Scheleur and Macrina Cooper-White.

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