Planets, Comets & Asteroids

See the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year winning images in the Planets, Comets & Asteroids category. This category is for everything in our solar system not covered by the other competition categories, and so includes satellites, comets, asteroids and other forms of zodiacal debris.

Serene Saturn © Damian Peach

The winning image for the Planets, Comets and Asteroids category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

Comet Catalina © Gerald Rhemann

The runner-up image for the Planets, Comets and Asteroids category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.

King of the Planets © Damian Peach

The highly commended image for the Planets, Comets and Asteroids category of the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.