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


            Jeff McClure
Rho Ophiuchi Nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula

Technical card

Dates:May 17, 2015

Frames: 64x120"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.59%

Basic astrometry details job: 667018

RA center: 16h 34' 28"

DEC center: -23° 46' 44"

Pixel scale: 8.269 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 146.982 degrees

Field radius: 5.004 degrees

Resolution: 3820x2092

Locations: Texas Star Party - Prude Ranch, Fort Davis, TX, United States


Dark nebula, Rho Ophiuchi, Antares, Al Niyat, and the M4 star cluster, lighting up the dense molecular cloud in front of the Sagittarius star cloud.



Jeff McClure
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula, 


            Jeff McClure