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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 4603, IC 4604, IC 4605, M 4, M 80, NGC 6093, NGC 6121, NGC 6144, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco), The star 22Sco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), The star οSco, The star ρOph, The star τSco, The star ωOph, rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuci, 



    
        

            Cory Schmitz
Rho Ophiuci
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Rho Ophiuci

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 L

Mounts: CELESTRON CG5-GT

Software: PixInsight  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS



Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 298134

RA center: 16h 27' 12"

DEC center: -25° 3' 21"

Pixel scale: 6.473 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.328 degrees

Field radius: 5.619 degrees


Resolution: 5202x3465

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
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Rho Ophiuci, 



    
        

            Cory Schmitz