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Contains:  IC 4601, IC 4603, IC 4604, IC 4605, M 4, M 80, NGC 6093, NGC 6121, NGC 6144, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco), The star 12Sco, The star 13Sco, The star 22Sco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), The star οSco, The star ρOph, The star τSco, The star ψOph, The star ωOph, rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl
Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Samyang 135 f/2

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 60Da

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQM 35

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Lacerta MGEN2

Software: Pleaides PixInsight  ·  Photoshop CS6

Dates:June 4, 2019

Frames: 52x90"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.46%

Basic astrometry details job: 3274380

RA center: 16h 25' 46"

DEC center: -24° 4' 33"

Pixel scale: 8.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.250 degrees

Field radius: 5.717 degrees

Resolution: 2600x3997

Locations: Ebenwaldhöhe, Kleinzell, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller


This one was a side-project from my astro-session on the 4th of June.
The conditions were perfect and i was really happy to have a great south-view for this beautiful cloud complex.



Gabriel Siegl
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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl