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Contains:  M 62, NGC 6266, IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, The star ρOph, The star 22Sco, The star ψOph, The star οSco, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star φOph, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Mars and Saturn visits Antares, 


            Nicholas Jones
Mars and Saturn visits Antares

Mars and Saturn visits Antares

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135mm f/2

Imaging camera:Sony A7s Modified by JTWAstronomy

Mount:iOptron SkyTracker

Resolution: 4248x2848

Dates:May 6, 2016

Frames: 10x60"

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.14% job: 1083017

RA center: 249.513 degrees

DEC center: -24.076 degrees

Pixel scale: 13.288 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.567 degrees

Field radius: 9.441 degrees

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



Nicholas Jones
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Mars and Saturn visits Antares, 


            Nicholas Jones