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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco
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Rho Ophiuchi Star Forming Region, 


            John Gleason
Rho Ophiuchi Star Forming Region

Rho Ophiuchi Star Forming Region

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ Fluorite

Imaging camera:FLI PL16803

Mount:Paramount ME

Software:MaximDL 5

Resolution: 1920x1924

Dates:March 23, 2015

Frames: 10x300"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.31% job: 581330

RA center: 246.596 degrees

DEC center: -24.994 degrees

Pixel scale: 7.347 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.503 degrees

Field radius: 2.773 degrees


RGB, 10 x 300s per channel. Remotely imaged at Coonabarabran, NSW, AUS.



John Gleason
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

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Rho Ophiuchi Star Forming Region, 


            John Gleason