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Antares Molecular cloud

Technical card

Resolution: 6017x4000

Dates: June 14, 2017

Frames: 10x60" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 0.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.78%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Temperature: 15.00 job: 1617980

RA center: 248.612 degrees

DEC center: -24.589 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.059 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.220 degrees

Field radius: 6.081 degrees


The Antares / Rho Ophiuchi region with DSLR from fixed tripod, using the Pentax GPS Astrotracer, compensating star movement by in camera sensor shift.

Pentax K3-II
SMC Pentax DA* 50-135 f/2.8 ED [IF]
ISO 800
10 x 60 sec.



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Antares Molecular cloud, Markus A. R. Langlotz