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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula @ iTelescope, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula @ iTelescope

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Dates:July 26, 2017

Frames:
Astrodon RGB: 27x60" -25C bin 2x2
Astrodon luminance filter: 18x120" -35C bin 1x1

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.34%


Astrometry.net job: 1669271

RA center: 16h 26' 51"

DEC center: -25° 22' 2"

Pixel scale: 3.504 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.793 degrees

Field radius: 2.777 degrees


Resolution: 4002x4068

Locations: iTelescope - SSO, Coonabarabran, NSW, Australia

Description

IC 4604 is a large diffuse nebula of 5th magnitude located in the southwestern corner of the constellation Ophiuchus, surrounding the bright triple star Rho Ophiuchi. Several regions of bright and dark nebulosity surround this area, which takes its name from ρ Oph.

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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula @ iTelescope, 



    
        

            Miles Zhou