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Rho Ophiuchi Region, 


            Gary Leavitt
Rho Ophiuchi Region
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Rho Ophiuchi Region

Technical card

Dates:June 3, 2016

Frames: 18x30" bin 0x0

Integration: 0.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.67 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.87%

Basic astrometry details job: 2251116

RA center: 16h 32' 54"

DEC center: -24° 45' 3"

Pixel scale: 41.809 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 24.492 degrees

Field radius: 7.118 degrees

Resolution: 1000x709

Locations: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Arco, Idaho, United States

Data source: Traveller


Planet Jupiter visits theRho Ophiuchi Region with globular cluster M4 and Antares, and the long dust lanes B44, B45 and B46. Also visible just a few degrees NW of Rho Ophiuchi is M80, a globular cluster.



Gary Leavitt
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Rho Ophiuchi Region, 


            Gary Leavitt