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
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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

Equipment

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

Acquisition details

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.9

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