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Contains:  rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, IC 4601, M 80, NGC 6093, IC 4592, The star 49Lib, The star ρOph, The star β2Sco, The star ψOph, The star οSco, The star ω2Sco, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Dschubba (δSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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IC 4592 Blue Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 5208x3476

Dates:May 25, 2017

Frames: 200x60" ISO800

Integration: 3.3 hours

Darks: ~10

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 29.15 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.17% job: 1606710

RA center: 16h 12' 57"

DEC center: -19° 57' 57"

Pixel scale: 6.830 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.742 degrees

Field radius: 5.939

Locations: Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain


The next image from my trip to Tenerife. I am quite pleased how the horse head like shape of this object shows.



License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons



Incorrect background extraction fixed. Thank you David (


A few hot pixels fixed. Sorry for being sloppy this time.

Sky plot

Sky plot


IC 4592 Blue Horsehead Nebula, 



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