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
Rho Ophiuci, 



    
        

            Cory Schmitz
Rho Ophiuci
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Rho Ophiuci

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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
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Rho Ophiuci, 



    
        

            Cory Schmitz