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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco

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    Rho Oph / Sco-Nebula Region 2-Panel Mosaic, 


            Stefan Westphal
    Rho Oph / Sco-Nebula Region 2-Panel Mosaic

    Rho Oph / Sco-Nebula Region 2-Panel Mosaic

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2633x3110

    Dates:Aug. 4, 2016

    Frames: 64x360" ISO800

    Integration: 6.4 hours

    Darks: ~6

    Flats: ~32

    Avg. Moon age: 1.63 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 2.98%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00

    Mean SQM: 21.90 job: 1342095

    RA center: 246.707 degrees

    DEC center: -24.967 degrees

    Pixel scale: 5.225 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -177.896 degrees

    Field radius: 2.957 degrees


    Location: Farm Kiripotib / Namibia
    Date: 04., 05.08.2016
    Telescope: 107/700 mm APM APO with Big Riccardi Reducer 0,75x
    Guiding: M-Gen and 60mm Scope
    Camera: Canon 5d MKII mod.
    Expoure time: 2x32x6min ISO 800
    Calibration data: insg. 15Flats, 6 Darks
    Processing: Deep Sky Stacker, Fitswork4, Photoshop Cs6



    Stefan Westphal
    License: None (All rights reserved)

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    Rho Oph / Sco-Nebula Region 2-Panel Mosaic, 


            Stefan Westphal