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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star τSco, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Antaries HAlpha Cloud, 


Antaries HAlpha Cloud

Antaries HAlpha Cloud

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Home made NC1204

Imaging camera:SBIG STL-11000M

Mount:Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescope or lens:Home made NC1204

Guiding camera:SBIG ST-i STi

Software:PixInsight PinInsight 1.8home written C++


Accessories:RobofocusTechnical Innovations RoboDome

Resolution: 3523x2461

Dates:June 8, 2018

Frames: 15x180"

Integration: 0.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 23.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 32.80% job: 2096287

RA center: 16h 30' 4"

DEC center: -26° 18' 14"

Pixel scale: 6.365 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.898 degrees

Field radius: 3.799

Locations: Sierra Chaparral Observatory, Solar Powered, Off The Grid, Single Owner, Home Made, Tulare County, CA, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory


The reflection nebula associated with Antaries are bright, colorful and beautiful. Hidden in this complex and often overlooked is the more subtile and just as beautiful hydrogen emmision clouds.

This narrow band image compilation is processed to highlight this often forgotten yet significant Hydrogen cloud.
This is a combination of Yellow, HAlpha, and SII filters

North is to the Left



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Antaries HAlpha Cloud, 



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