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Technical card

Resolution: 2720x2100

Dates: June 9, 2016June 26, 2016

Frames: Baader L 36mm: 120x120" bin 1x1

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.91%

Astrometry.net job: 1218346

RA center: 247.434 degrees

DEC center: -25.155 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.485 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.429 degrees

Field radius: 2.618 degrees

Description

I have pre-planned a mosaic for the Rho Ophiuchi nebula. I've managed to capture 15 panels so far, through a Baader Luminance filter.

11" Celestron EdgeHD w Hyperstar(F/2)
QHY23M

Each panel is 15 frames, 2 minutes each. Combined with Photoshop CS6.

Mosaic planned using Asimoplan and SkyTools. Images acquired with APT. Pre & post processed with Nebulosity3

Image has been rescaled 25% of original and converted to .jpg The original was over 2GB

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Chuck Manges
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Rho Ophiuchi Mosaic, Chuck Manges

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