Contains: IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 26Oph, The star 24Oph, The star ωOph, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco
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Rho Oph cloud complex

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Rokinon 135 f2

Imaging camera: QSI583ws

Software: PixInsight

Resolution: 4440x3100 job: 1644730

RA center: 249.323 degrees

DEC center: -24.207 degrees

Pixel scale: 8.622 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -179.057 degrees

Field radius: 6.486 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West remote observatory, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


2 panel LRGB image.
Panel 1
L 24 x300 sec
R 13 x 300 sec
G 18 x 300 sec
B 12 x 300 sec
Panel 2
L 18 x 300 sec
R 23 x 300 sec
G 18 x 300 sec
B 23 x 300 sec



Mike Hawtin

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Oph cloud complex, 

    Mike Hawtin