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

Image of the day 08/03/2015

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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn
    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex
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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

    Image of the day 08/03/2015

    Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
      Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn
      Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex
      Powered byPixInsight

      Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

      Technical card

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm USM F2.8 L II

      Imaging cameras: Canon 5D mk III

      Mounts: Skywatcher StarAdventurer

      Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy tools for Photoshop  ·  Nik Colection Plugins  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  PixInsight


      Dates:July 17, 2015

      Frames: 78x50" (1h 5') ISO6400

      Integration: 1h 5'

      Darks: 40

      Bias: 40

      Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00


      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 711081

      RA center: 16h30m25s

      DEC center: -23°0234

      Pixel scale: 6.610 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: -109.592 degrees

      Field radius: 8.341 degrees


      Resolution: 7089x5688

      Locations: Padre Bernardo, Padre Bernardo, GO, Brazil

      Description

      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.

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      Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn