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Contains:  rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, The star ρOph
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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region, 


            Eduardo Oliveira
Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region

Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Megrez 90

Imaging camera:Atik 314L+ Mono

Mount:Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding camera:Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducer:Televue TRF-2008

Software:Maxim DL 5 MaximDL 5

Filter:Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25"

Accessory:ATIK EFW2

Resolution: 1352x997

Dates:May 17, 2017

Frames:Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25": 10x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.7 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 20.71 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.06%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 1646300

RA center: 246.401 degrees

DEC center: -23.456 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.884 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -84.118 degrees

Field radius: 0.673 degrees

Locations: Home Observatory, Diamantina, MG, Brazil

Data source: Backyard


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.



Eduardo Oliveira
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Closeup of Rho Ophiuchi Region, 


            Eduardo Oliveira