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Contains:  IC 4603, IC 4604, IC 4605, M 4, NGC 6121, NGC 6144, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco), The star 22Sco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), The star οSco, The star ρOph, The star τSco, The star ωOph, rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi complex, 


            Gary Plummer
Rho Ophiuchi complex
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Rho Ophiuchi complex

Technical card

Dates:July 15, 2017

Frames: 12x300"

Integration: 1.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.09%

Basic astrometry details job: 3252488

RA center: 16h 29' 34"

DEC center: -25° 27' 43"

Pixel scale: 14.704 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.041 degrees

Field radius: 5.050 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1386

Locations: Back Garden, Clifton Springs, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Rho Ophiuchi complex from the garden Saturday night.
12 * 5 minute exposures, master dark and master bias, Sony A99, Samyang 135mm 2.0 @f/4, 800-iso, HEQ5-Pro mount.



Gary Plummer
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Rho Ophiuchi complex, 


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