Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  IC 4604  ·  The star ρOph  ·  rho Oph Nebula
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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region, 



    
        

            Eduardo Oliveira
Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region
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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region

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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region, 



    
        

            Eduardo Oliveira
Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region
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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Megrez 90

Imaging cameras: Atik 314L+ Mono

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Televue TRF-2008

Software: Maxim DL 5 MaximDL 5

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25"

Accessory: ATIK EFW2


Dates:May 17, 2017

Frames:Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25": 10x600" (1h 40') -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 40'

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.06%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3423423

RA center: 16h 25' 36"

DEC center: -23° 27' 21"

Pixel scale: 2.884 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 264.143 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees


Resolution: 1352x997

Locations: Home Observatory, Diamantina, MG, Brazil

Data source: Backyard

Description

A closeup view of the region of Rho Ophiuchi. This LRGB image shows the large OIII emission in this region as evidenced by the blueish color of the nebula.

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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region, 



    
        

            Eduardo Oliveira