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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, IC 4592, The star 22Sco, The star ψOph, The star οSco, The star ωOph, The star ω2Sco, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)

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    Rho Ophiuchus Complex, 





    
        

            John Bozeman
    Rho Ophiuchus Complex

    Rho Ophiuchus Complex

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Vivitar 100mm f/2.8 portrait

    Imaging camera:QHYCCD QHY8PRO

    Mount:iOptron IEQ45

    Software:photoshopPixInsightNebulosity

    Resolution: 3025x1996

    Dates:March 14, 2013

    Frames: 10x600"

    Integration: 1.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 2.64 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 7.68%

    Astrometry.net job: 90628

    RA center: 247.869 degrees

    DEC center: -23.524 degrees

    Pixel scale: 16.044 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -175.730 degrees

    Field radius: 8.075 degrees

    Locations: 3RF Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus, Crowell, Texas, United States

    Description

    Rho Ophiuchus Complex in Scorpius
    RGB: 10X600 seconds exposure
    Camera: QHY8PRO
    Lens: Pentax style Vivitar 100mm f/2.8 Portrait stopped at f/4
    Mount: iOptron iEQ45
    Location: 3RF Comanche Springs Astronomy Campus
    Date: March 14, 2013

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    Rho Ophiuchus Complex, 





    
        

            John Bozeman