Questar Gallery

Astrophotographs by

Robert J. Vanderbei

Author of   Sizing Up The Universe

All Astrophotos taken with, or piggybacked on, a 3.5" Questar.
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Solar System

Solar Eclipse 2017

Solar Eclipse 2017

Unfiltered Sunrise

Sunrise

Sun w/ Baader Filter

Sun


Sun w/ Questar Off-Axis Solar Filter

Sun...Moon

Sun w/ Questar Off-Axis Solar Filter

Sun

Sun w/ Coronado H-alpha

Sun in Hα


Sun w/ Coronado H-alpha

Sun in Hα

Sun w/ Coronado H-alpha

Sun in Hα

Sun w/ Baader and Astronomik H-alpha

Sun


Moon

Moon

Lunar Eclipse

Lunar Eclipse

Saturn

Saturn


Saturn/Moon Occultation 2001Dec28

Saturn/Moon

Jupiter

Jupiter

Jupiter/Moon

Jupiter/Moon


Neptune and Triton

Neptune/Triton

Pluto

Pluto

Mars

Mars


Jupiter in Daytime

Jupiter

Jupiter/Venus Conjunction

Jupiter/Venus

Venus

Venus


Venus

Venus Transit '04

Venus

Venus Transit '12

Venus

Mercury Transit '16


Leonid Meteors

Leonid Meteors

Comet Ikeya Zhang

Comet Ikeya

Comet Lovejoy

Comet Lovejoy


Comet 2002V1

Comet 2002 V1

ISS

ISS

Messier Objects--Color

M1

Crab

M3

M3

M8 Lagoon Nebula

Lagoon


M11 Wild Duck Cluster

Wild Duck

M13

M13

M15

M15


M16 Eagle Nebula

Eagle

M17 Swan Nebula

Swan

M20 Trifid Nebula

Trifid


M22

M22

M27 Dumbbell Nebula

Dumbbell

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda


M33 Pinwheel Galaxy

Pinwheel

M42 Great Orion Nebula

M42

M44 Beehive Cluster

Beehive


M45 Pleiades

Pleiades

M57 Ring Nebula

Ring

M67

M67



NGC & IC Objects

NGC253

NGC 253

NGC869 and NGC884 Double Cluster

Double Cluster

NGC891

NGC 891


NGC1977 Running Man Nebula

Running Man

NGC2237 Rosette Nebula

Rosette

NGC2264 Cone Nebula and Christmas Tree Cluster

Cone


NGC3628 Leo Trio

Leo Trio

NGC4565

NGC 4565

NGC6888 Crescent Nebula

Crescent


NGC6960 Veil Nebula (west)

Veil (West)

NGC6992 Veil Nebula (east)

Veil (East)

NGC7000 North America Nebula (Mexico)

North America


NGC7331 Deer Lick and Stephan's Quintet Galaxy Clusters

Deer Lick

NGC7635 The Bubble Nebula

Bubble

NGC7814

NGC 7814


IC434 Horsehead Nebula

Horsehead

IC443 Supernova Remnant

IC 443

IC1318 Butterfly Nebula

Butterfly


IC1396

IC 1396

IC5070

IC 5070

G1, Mayall-II

G1, Mayall-II



Messier Objects--Monochrome

M1 Crab Nebula

Crab

M2

M2

M3

M3


M4

M4

M5

M5

M8 Lagoon Nebula

Lagoon


M9

M9

M10

M10

M11 Wild Duck Cluster

Wild Duck


M12

M12

M13

M13

M14

M14


M15

M15

M16 Eagle Nebula

Eagle

M17 Swan Nebula

Swan


M19

M19

M20 Trifid Nebula

Trifid

M22

M22


M23

M23

M27 Dumbbell Nebula

Dumbbell

M28

M28


M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda

M33 Pinwheel Galaxy

Pinwheel

M36

M36


M37

M37

M38

M38

M42 Great Orion Nebula

M42


M45 The Pleiades

Pleiades

M51 Whirlpool Galaxy

Whirlpool

M53

M53


M56

M56

M57 Ring Nebula

Ring

M63 Sunflower Galaxy

Sunflower


M64 Blackeye Galaxy

Blackeye

M65 Leo Trio

M65, Leo Trio

M71

M71


M78

M78

M80

M80

M81

M81


M82

M82

M84,M86,M87 Virgo Cluster

Virgo Cluster

M92

M92


M97 Owl Nebula

Owl

M101 Pinwheel Galaxy

Pinwheel

M104 Sombrero Galaxy

Sombrero


M107

M107


Stars

Gamma Leonis

Gamma Leonis

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagrams

HR diags


Terrestrial

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

Poisson's Spot

Poisson's Spot

Eyeball

Eyeball


Front Door

Front Door

One Dollar Bill

One Dollar Bill


Equipment

Mobile Observatory

Observatory

Reverse Engineering

Reverse Eng.

Solar Observing

Coronado


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