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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, IC 4592, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star ω2Sco, The star φOph, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Radek Kaczorek
Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Canon 75-300mm f/4-5.6

Imaging camera:Canon 6D

Mount:Skywatcher Star Adventurer

Software:PixInsightDeepsky StackerGIMP

Resolution: 5496x3670

Dates:July 4, 2019

Frames: 70x120"

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.06% job: 2815389

RA center: 247.466 degrees

DEC center: -23.509 degrees

Pixel scale: 13.255 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 89.179 degrees

Field radius: 12.166 degrees

Data source: Traveller


Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex imaged in Elqui Valley in Chile.
The hidden hero is... Jupiter which glows the bottom part of the frame ;)



Radek Kaczorek
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons


  • Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Radek Kaczorek
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    Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Radek Kaczorek


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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, 


            Radek Kaczorek

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