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Contains:  IC 4603

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    IC4603 Dark clouds in Rho Ophiuchi, 


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    IC4603 Dark clouds in Rho Ophiuchi

    IC4603 Dark clouds in Rho Ophiuchi

    Technical card

    Resolution: 2400x1500

    Dates:May 13, 2018

    Frames: 89x300" ISO800

    Integration: 7.4 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 27.37 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 5.21%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

    Temperature: 5.00 job: 2483841

    RA center: 246.594 degrees

    DEC center: -24.390 degrees

    Pixel scale: 2.335 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 12.845 degrees

    Field radius: 0.918 degrees

    Locations: Farm Isabis, Isabis Farm, Windhoek, Namibia

    Data source: Traveller


    This region is in the center of well known nebula complex Rho Ophiuchi yet it is quite mysterious due to it's dark dust clouds and faint occulted stars.



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    IC4603 Dark clouds in Rho Ophiuchi, 


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