Questar Gallery

Astrophotographs by

Robert J. Vanderbei

Author of   Sizing Up The Universe

All Astrophotos taken with, or piggybacked on, a 3.5" Questar.
Click on a thumbnail to see full-sized image.


Solar System

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 Ha

Sun w/ Coronado H-alpha

Sun in Ha

Sun w/ Coronado H-alpha

Sun in Ha

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

Venus

Venus

Venus

Venus Transit '04

Venus

Venus Transit '12

Leonid Meteors

Leonid Meteors

Comet Ikeya Zhang

Comet Ikeya

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

M66 Leo Trio

M66, 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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Rothschild Picture

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Mount

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1st Telescope

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