Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  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

Astrometry.net 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.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Rho Ophiuchi Nebula and Antares, 


            Gabriel Siegl