Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  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
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Rho Ophiuchus cloud complex, 


            Paul May
Rho Ophiuchus cloud complex
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Rho Ophiuchus cloud complex

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: nikkor 180mm f/2.8 ED AI-S

Imaging cameras: Canon T2i, Baader Modified dslr

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G Orion Atlas Mount

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm guidescope

Guiding cameras: Orion SSAG

Software: Stark Labs PHD 1  ·  Photoshop CC 2015  ·  Images Plus 6.5

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2662175

RA center: 16h 31' 1"

DEC center: -25° 3' 3"

Pixel scale: 19.672 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.376 degrees

Field radius: 3.893 degrees

Resolution: 1139x856

Data source: Traveller


Rho Ophiuchus nebula complex Cherry Springs Pa June 2016. Just over 2 hr of data shot with 180MM Nikkor manual lens. Atlas mount, ssag, processed with Photoshop and image Plus.



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Rho Ophiuchus cloud complex, 


            Paul May