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Contains:  M 19, NGC 6273, 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 13Sco, The star ωOph, The star ω2Sco, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Rho Ophiuchi and Saturn, 


            Bart Delsaert
Rho Ophiuchi and Saturn

Rho Ophiuchi and Saturn

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135mm f2

Imaging camera:Canon 6D

Mount:SkyWatcher Star Adventurer

Software:PixInsight PixInsinght 1.8 RC7

Resolution: 5400x3600

Dates:July 7, 2016

Frames: 90x60"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.86% job: 1196219

RA center: 250.000 degrees

DEC center: -24.128 degrees

Pixel scale: 10.368 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 165.003 degrees

Field radius: 9.343 degrees


Rho Ophiochi in Scorpius. Saturn at top center is photobombing the scene. Captured during my holiday in Rhodos.



Bart Delsaert
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Ophiuchi and Saturn, 


            Bart Delsaert