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Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 L

Mount: CELESTRON CG5-GT

Software: PixInsightO'Telescope BackyardEOS

Resolution: 5202x3465

Astrometry.net job: 298134

RA center: 246.803 degrees

DEC center: -25.056 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.473 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.328 degrees

Field radius: 5.619 degrees

Description

The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex is a large star-forming region in the constellation Scorpius. The bright red supergiant star, Antares, is a prominent feature in the area, and reflects its light off the nearby clouds of gas.

Image details:
Canon 60Da
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 L2 at 135mm, f/3.2
17x 5min ISO800
Calibrated with darks, flats, bias

Software:
Acquisition with BackyardEOS
Calibration, reduction, and integration with PixInsight
Post-processing with PixInsight

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Cory Schmitz
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