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.