Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6144  ·  The star 22Sco  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star οSco  ·  The star ρOph  ·  rho Oph nebula
Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, 


Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex
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Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tecnosky AG70 f5

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D UV/IR Modified

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT AZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Backyard EOS

Dates:Aug. 9, 2018

Frames: 42x180"

Integration: 2.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 5.54%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2276547

RA center: 16h 26' 15"

DEC center: -24° 54' 54"

Pixel scale: 3.906 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 269.273 degrees

Field radius: 3.477 degrees

Resolution: 5346x3535

Data source: Traveller


Rho Ophiuchi from San Pedro de Atacama (Chile)


Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, 



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