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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, The star 22Sco, The star ρOph
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Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, 





    
        

            Thomas Richter
Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex

Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex

Technical card

Resolution: 3323x2487

Dates:May 26, 2017

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' CCD Filter: 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' CCD Filter: 9x300" -20C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' CCD Filter: 9x300" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~35

Flats: ~21

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 0.79 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.71%

Astrometry.net job: 1605436

RA center: 246.731 degrees

DEC center: -24.259 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.713 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 85.040 degrees

Field radius: 1.564 degrees

Locations: Vockenroth, Neuhof, Bayern, Germany

Description

A difficult object from my location ! The maximum height is 15 degrees. The light pollution is also a problem.

The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex is a dark nebula of gas and dust that is located 1° south of the star ρ Ophiuchi of the constellation Ophiuchus. At an estimated distance of 131 ± 3 parsecs, this cloud is one of the closest star-forming regions to the Solar System

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Thomas Richter
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