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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, M 80, NGC 6093, The star τSco, The star ωOph, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco, The star 13Sco, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)

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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex - Deep Sky West, 





    
        

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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex - Deep Sky West

    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex - Deep Sky West

    Link to TIFF/FITS: http://www.deepskywest.com

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2990x2392

    Dates:April 4, 2016

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x300" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x300" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x300" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 6x300" bin 1x1

    Integration: 2.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 26.12 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 12.57%

    Astrometry.net job: 1027073

    RA center: 16h 25' 36"

    DEC center: -24° 44' 42"

    Pixel scale: 8.617 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 91.612 degrees

    Field radius: 4.582

    Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Description

    Continuing to test short integration times with the Rokinon 135mm f/2. Rho is very low from DSW never rising above 30 degrees. This very short integration works out pretty well, but I'm still fine tuning the proper unguided exposure times for different targets.

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