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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco)
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M4 with the Star Antares, 


            Jirair Afarian
M4 with the Star Antares

M4 with the Star Antares

Technical card

Resolution: 4928x3264

Dates:April 25, 2019

Frames: 44x90" (gain: 90.00) bin 1x1

Integration: 1.1 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~40

Avg. Moon age: 20.84 days

Avg. Moon phase: 63.68%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00

Mean FWHM: 5.00

Temperature: 29.00 job: 2668618

RA center: 246.838 degrees

DEC center: -26.092 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.222 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.743 degrees

Field radius: 1.824 degrees

Locations: Travel, Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba

Data source: Traveller


Not sure what the artifact in the lower center/right of the image is. Tried 2 sets of flats to remove it to no avail. It almost looks like a reflection off Antaras. I decided I'll upload it just because it kinda looks cool with the glare coming off Antaras.



Jirair Afarian
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M4 with the Star Antares, 


            Jirair Afarian
  • Final
    M4 with the Star Antares, 


            Jirair Afarian


Some spot healing to remove the artifact. :)

Sky plot

Sky plot


M4 with the Star Antares, 


            Jirair Afarian