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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, M 80, NGC 6093, The star 24Oph, The star ωOph, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco
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Rho Ophiuchi / Scorpius Nebulosity (and Saturn), 


            Keith Lisk
Rho Ophiuchi / Scorpius Nebulosity (and Saturn)

Rho Ophiuchi / Scorpius Nebulosity (and Saturn)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon AF NIKKOR 80-200mm f/2.8 D

Imaging camera:Nikon D810A

Mount:IOptron Skytracker


Resolution: 7104x4572

Dates:June 9, 2016

Frames: 42x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.87%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 1469534

RA center: 248.722 degrees

DEC center: -23.661 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.533 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 148.658 degrees

Field radius: 6.493 degrees

Locations: Cincinnati Astronomical Society Dark Sky Site, Peebles, Ohio, United States

Data source: Traveller



Keith Lisk
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Ophiuchi / Scorpius Nebulosity (and Saturn), 


            Keith Lisk