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


            Gabriel Siegl
Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares

Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Samyang 135 f/2

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 60Da

Mount:SkyWatcher EQM 35

Guiding telescope or lens:Lacerta MGEN2

Software:Pleaides PixInsightPhotoshop CS6

Resolution: 2600x3997

Dates:June 4, 2019

Frames: 52x90"

Integration: 1.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.14 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.46% job: 2736285

RA center: 16h 25' 46"

DEC center: -24° 4' 33"

Pixel scale: 8.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.250 degrees

Field radius: 5.717

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
License: None (All rights reserved)


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    Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl
  • Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl


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Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl