Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 4601  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  M 62  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6266  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star 22Sco  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star οSco  ·  The star ρOph  ·  The star τSco  ·  The star φOph  ·  The star χOph  ·  The star ψOph  ·  The star ωOph  ·  rho Oph nebula
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: Sony A7s Modified by JTWAstronomy

Mounts: iOptron SkyTracker

Software: DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4 DeepSkyStacker 3.3.4


Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames: 10x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1082576

RA center: 16h 38' 6"

DEC center: -24° 8' 27"

Pixel scale: 13.301 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.445 degrees

Field radius: 9.511 degrees


Resolution: 620x412

Locations: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia, Heathcote, Victoria, Australia

Description

This 10 x 15 degree swathe of the Ophiuchus area takes in Mars, Saturn, Antares and the Rho Ophiuchus cloud complex.

Location: Heathcote, Victoria, Australia
Camera: Sony A7S (modified)
Lens: Samyung 135mm @ f2.8
Integration using Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4
Tarted up a bit in Photoshop.
Exposures: 10 x 60 seconds, @ ISO 1600
Darks: 31
Bias: 80
Flats: 30

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