Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 4592  ·  IC 4601  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star Dschubba (δSco)  ·  The star Graffias (β1Sco)  ·  The star νSco  ·  The star πSco  ·  The star χOph  ·  The star ω1Sco  ·  The star ω2Sco  ·  The star ωOph  ·  rho Oph nebula

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    Mars meets Antares in the cloud, 


            Atsushi Ono
    Mars meets Antares in the cloud
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    Mars meets Antares in the cloud

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Zeiss APO Sonnar T* 2/135 ZF.2

    Imaging cameras: Nikon D810A

    Mounts: UNITEC SWAT-300S

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Kowa LM75JC

    Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen

    Software: Adobe Photoshop CC

    Dates:May 7, 2016

    Frames: 32x180"

    Integration: 1.6 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 0.81 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 0.74%

    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 2001171

    RA center: 16h 21' 11"

    DEC center: -22° 48' 43"

    Pixel scale: 11.276 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 359.390 degrees

    Field radius: 9.390 degrees

    Resolution: 5000x3310

    Locations: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury, New Zealand



    Atsushi Ono
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    Mars meets Antares in the cloud, 


            Atsushi Ono