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    The night at 50mm. Rho Ophiuchi region, with Mars and Saturn, 



    
        

            AstroTanja

    The night at 50mm. Rho Ophiuchi region, with Mars and Saturn

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 24-70mm F/2.8 Lii

    Imaging cameras: Canon DSLR Canon 60Da

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

    Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

    Software: Photoshop CC  ·  PixInsight PixInsinght


    Dates:May 6, 2016

    Frames: 13x240"

    Integration: 0.9 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 29.18 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.14%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 1107016


    Resolution: 620x410

    Description

    50mm Wide field of the Rho Ophiuchi region, with Mars and Saturn. To the bottom right is the Milky Way core, with the Cat's Paw nebula visible.

    Mars is the biggest / brightest yellow object to the top left, Saturn is the smaller bright object bottom right.

    Image details:
    52 Minutes: 13x 240 second exposures
    Camera: Canon 60Da
    Lens: Canon 24-70mm LII F/2,8. Shot at 50mm F/3,2
    Mount: SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

    The skies were not really dark enough as our imaging location was only 1,5hrs drive out of town. I think to achieve more red in Antares' region I'll need to take separate Ha exposures and blend them to this.

    Location:
    Magalies mountain Sanctuary, - Gauteng South Africa
    Date: #EveryNewMoon 6 May 2016

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    The night at 50mm. Rho Ophiuchi region, with Mars and Saturn, 



    
        

            AstroTanja