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Contains:  rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, IC 4601, M 80, NGC 6093, IC 4592, The star β2Sco, The star ψOph, The star οSco, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star ω2Sco, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Dschubba (δSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Blue Horsehead Nebula, 


            Marcus Wögerer
Blue Horsehead Nebula

Blue Horsehead Nebula

Technical card

Resolution: 3010x1974

Dates:April 20, 2018

Frames: 128x180" ISO400

Integration: 6.4 hours

Darks: ~36

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 4.77 days

Avg. Moon phase: 23.64%

Temperature: 12.00 job: 2036706

RA center: 243.714 degrees

DEC center: -21.224 degrees

Pixel scale: 12.283 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.924 degrees

Field radius: 6.140 degrees

Locations: Ebenwaldhöhe (Ebenwald 14 Parkplatz), Kleinzell, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller


6.4 hours integration time thanks to 2x135mm setup.
I wanted to capture "blue horsehead nebula" and decided to make a field of view, which can be stitched to scripius later.



Marcus Wögerer
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Blue Horsehead Nebula, 


            Marcus Wögerer