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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco
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Antares Region, 


            Scotty Bishop
Antares Region

Antares Region

Technical card

Resolution: 4695x3088

Dates:June 28, 2019

Frames: 30x120" ISO1600

Integration: 1.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 25.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.21%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 25.00 job: 2770904

RA center: 246.470 degrees

DEC center: -24.657 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.965 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 268.878 degrees

Field radius: 3.095 degrees

Data source: Backyard


After a couple years of trying I finally got this area! Sure, it was under conditions where the stars were twinkling like mad and high thin clouds kept passing, but with one of the first clear weekend nights this year I had to get out. I did this unguided because I simply couldn't get the guidescope focused.



Scotty Bishop
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Antares Region, 


            Scotty Bishop

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