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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, IC 4592, The star 13Sco, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star ω2Sco, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star εSco, The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Rho Oph, 


Rho Oph

Rho Oph

Technical card

Resolution: 3000x2003

Dates:June 30, 2017

Frames: 176x120"

Integration: 5.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 44.64% job: 1637031

RA center: 16h 29' 24"

DEC center: -26° 27' 28"

Pixel scale: 19.491 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.390 degrees

Field radius: 9.765

Data source: Traveller


I was hoping for a sharper image after all of the integration time put into it but it would appear that the UV/IR filter that I'd forgotten to remove added quite considerable optical defects. I've attempted to mask them as much as possible.



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Rho Oph,