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Contains:  IC 4601
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IC4601 (Reflection Nebula in Scorpius), 


            WJM Observatory
IC4601 (Reflection Nebula in Scorpius)

IC4601 (Reflection Nebula in Scorpius)

Technical card

Resolution: 1440x951

Dates:April 27, 2017May 1, 2017May 2, 2017May 3, 2017May 23, 2017May 24, 2017May 25, 2017June 16, 2017June 20, 2017June 21, 2017June 22, 2017

Frames: 65x600" -10C

Integration: 10.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 18.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.33% job: 1637711

RA center: 16h 20' 56"

DEC center: -20° 7' 26"

Pixel scale: 3.316 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -177.843 degrees

Field radius: 0.795


This is IC4601, a wonderful treasure in Scorpius. Would have loved more than 10 hours on this little gem but I have a foundation to add more to later. This is the second target for the ASI071 on the west scope.



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IC4601 (Reflection Nebula in Scorpius), 


            WJM Observatory