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Contains:  NGC 6568, IC 1275, IC 4685, NGC 6546, NGC 6530, M 21, NGC 6531, M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, Trifid nebula, M 20, NGC 6514, NGC 6469, M 19, NGC 6273, IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star οSco, The star 13Sco, The star ωOph, The star ω2Sco, The star 44Oph, The star ω1Sco, The star θOph, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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From Lagoon to Rho Ophiuchi

Technical card

Resolution: 4713x1186

Dates:May 27, 2017

Frames: 200x30" ISO1600

Integration: 1.7 hours

Flats: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean FWHM: 4.00 job: 1600263

RA center: 258.392 degrees

DEC center: -25.486 degrees

Pixel scale: 24.734 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -174.421 degrees

Field radius: 16.695 degrees


This is work in progress!
Last weekend I tried to capture enough data for a panoramic from the MW center to Antares. The single tiles still don't match perfectly and I have problems with a constant crashing of Lightroom.
This is a 25% resolution image. Enjoy!



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons



color corrections

Sky plot

Sky plot


From Lagoon to Rho Ophiuchi, 


            Björn Hoffmann

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