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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, IC 4592, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star ω2Sco, The star φOph, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)

Image of the day 08/03/2015

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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

    Technical card

    Resolution: 7089x5688

    Dates:July 17, 2015

    Frames: 78x50" ISO6400

    Integration: 1.1 hours

    Darks: ~40

    Bias: ~40

    Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 711081

    RA center: 247.608 degrees

    DEC center: -23.043 degrees

    Pixel scale: 6.610 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -109.592 degrees

    Field radius: 8.341 degrees

    Locations: Padre Bernardo, Padre Bernardo, GO, Brazil


    Image composed by a two panel mosaic (vertical).

    The Astronomik CLS gave a little help with shades of red.

    Image taken during the 8th Brazilian Astrophotography Gathering.



    Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Carlos 'Kiko' Fai...