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Contains:  M 8, Lagoon nebula, Hourglass nebula, NGC 6523, NGC 6526, M 7, NGC 6475, NGC 6383, NGC 6357, NGC 6334, NGC 6281, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4592, The star πSco, The star Media (δSgr), The star Lesath (υSco), The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Sabik (ηOph), The star Dschubba (δSco), The star εSco, The star Kaus Australis (εSgr), The star Shaula (λSco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco), Part of the constellation Sagittarius (Sgr), Part of the constellation Ophiuchus (Oph), Part of the constellation Lupus (Lup)
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Rho Oph, 


            Aram Grigoryan
Rho Oph

Rho Oph

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon 50mm 1.8G

Imaging camera:Nikon D750

Mount:iOptron Skytracker Pro

Resolution: 5079x3808

Dates:July 27, 2016

Frames: 45x30"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 43.74% job: 2591822

RA center: 256.815 degrees

DEC center: -26.819 degrees

Pixel scale: 23.837 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 3.201 degrees

Field radius: 21.019 degrees

Data source: Backyard


Taken with Nikon 50mm 1.8g lens @f2.5 and 2.8. Ioptron Skytracker pro as a tracker.



Aram Grigoryan
License: None (All rights reserved)

Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Oph, 


            Aram Grigoryan