Dates: Aug. 21, 2017
Integration: 1.4 hours
Avg. Moon age: 29.24 days
Avg. Moon phase: 0.10%
Astrometry.net job: 1844794
RA center: 253.849 degrees
DEC center: -40.357 degrees
Pixel scale: 6.901 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 269.638 degrees
Field radius: 4.214 degrees
Locations: Hakos Guest Farm, 100km past Windhoek, Namibia
The wider field around IC4628 is rich in star clusters, dark and emission nebulae. The line of bright blue stars culminating in cluster NGC6231 near Grafias the bright yellow star is a hallmark of the Scorpius milkyway. Eos6da at Iso 1250.
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