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Contains:  IC 4603, IC 4604, IC 4605, M 4, NGC 6121, NGC 6144, The star 22Sco, The star 24Oph, The star 26Oph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), The star οSco, The star ρOph, The star ωOph, rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula Mosaic

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: Rokinon 135mm f/2

Imaging cameras: QSI 583ws

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO

Software: Adobe Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight for Mac

Filters: Astrodon luminance filter  ·  Astrodon RGB  ·  Astrodon LRGB Gen2 E-Series Tru-Balance Filters

Dates:June 17, 2017

Frames: 150x300"

Integration: 12.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.73%

Basic astrometry details job: 1899916

RA center: 16h 37' 9"

DEC center: -24° 12' 43"

Pixel scale: 8.602 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.904 degrees

Field radius: 6.673 degrees

Resolution: 3240x4550

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States


This is a 2x1 mosaic from 135mm lens of Rho Ophiuchi Nebula. The PI's GradientMergeMosaic doesn't seem to work well. The panels were merged by a pixel math.



Miles Zhou
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