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Ophiuchus to Scorpius, 


            John Gleason

Ophiuchus to Scorpius

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Takahashi FSQ Fluorite

Mount:Paramount ME

Guiding camera:FLI PL16803

Software:MaximDL 5

Filter:Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Resolution: 1930x1082

Dates:Oct. 19, 2018

Frames: 900x1800"

Integration: 450.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 74.85% job: 2320509

Data source: Own remote observatory


This 150 tile mosaic covers a small portion of the southern milky way from the constellations Ophiuchus and Scorpius. The native pixel scale is approximately 60,000 x 45,000. Obviously, big data reduction here for practical presentation. Each tile is a 3 hour integrated exposure in Hydrogen alpha. It is part of a 320 segment mosaic - work in progress. Processing goal is to reveal extended H-a structures. This is a trial assembly of the data, more refinement to come. 100% of the image acquisition was gathered remotely.



John Gleason
License: None (All rights reserved)


Ophiuchus to Scorpius, 


            John Gleason