Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  IC 4592  ·  IC 4601  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6357  ·  NGC 6383  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star Dschubba (δSco)  ·  The star Graffias (β1Sco)  ·  The star θOph  ·  The star νSco  ·  The star πSco  ·  The star ρSco  ·  The star τSco  ·  The star ω1Sco  ·  rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuchus, Milky Way and Saturn meeting Pipe Nebulae, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn
Rho Ophiuchus, Milky Way and Saturn meeting Pipe Nebulae
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Rho Ophiuchus, Milky Way and Saturn meeting Pipe Nebulae

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Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: Skywatcher StarAdventurer

Software: ProDigital Software Astronomy tools for Photoshop  ·  Nik Colection Plugins  ·  Photoshop CS5  ·  PixInsight


Dates:June 24, 2017

Frames: 66x120" ISO3200

Integration: 2.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.23%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1640242

RA center: 16h 56' 8"

DEC center: -26° 45' 0"

Pixel scale: 65.762 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 73.274 degrees

Field radius: 15.636 degrees


Resolution: 825x1500

Locations: Padre Bernardo, Padre Bernardo, GO, Brazil

Description

135mm lens | Canon 6D (mod) | ISO 3200 | f3.5 | Portable 1 axis eq mount

Mosaic of 3 images. Big work to adjust all three images with a ball head.

66 images in total. 22 images per set. No darks nor bias.'

Last, but not least important, Comet 71P/Clark, very faint in the extreme right, in the middle. ;)

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Rho Ophiuchus, Milky Way and Saturn meeting Pipe Nebulae, 



    
        

            Kiko Fairbairn