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)
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Rho ophiuchi

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Takahashi FS60 CB

Imaging camera: Moravian Instruments Moravian G2-4000

Mount: Ioptron iEQ45

Guiding telescope or lens: Takahashi FS60 CB

Guiding camera: Starlight Xpress Lodestar

Focal reducer: Takahashi f/4.3

Software: PixInsight PinInsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon LRGBAstrodon LRGB2 Filtre L

Resolution: 1200x1165

Dates: May 25, 2017May 26, 2017

Astrodon LRGB: 37x300" bin 1x1
Astrodon LRGB2 Filtre L: 38x300" bin 1x1

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.44% job: 1606523

RA center: 246.610 degrees

DEC center: -25.241 degrees

Pixel scale: 9.980 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -143.553 degrees

Field radius: 2.318 degrees

Locations: Habitation, Saint Omer, Pas de Calais, None


A difficult object for me as it is always very low over the horizon...




Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho ophiuchi, 


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