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Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  Hourglass nebula  ·  IC 4592  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4628  ·  IC 4701  ·  Lagoon nebula  ·  M 7  ·  M 8  ·  NGC 6281  ·  NGC 6383  ·  NGC 6475  ·  NGC 6523  ·  NGC 6604  ·  Part of the constellation Ara (Ara)  ·  Part of the constellation Lupus (Lup)  ·  Part of the constellation Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Part of the constellation Sagittarius (Sgr)  ·  Part of the constellation Serpens (Ser)  ·  Sargas (θSco)  ·  The constellation Corona Austrina (CrA)  ·  The constellation Norma (Nor)  ·  The constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The constellation Telescopium (Tel)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star Dschubba (δSco)  ·  The star Girtab  ·  The star Graffias (β1Sco)  ·  The star Kaus Australis (εSgr)  ·  The star Nunki (σSgr)  ·  The star Sabik (ηOph)  ·  And 4 more.
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Wide-field Milky Way with Jupiter / Sagittarius / Scorpius, 


            Martin Junius
Wide-field Milky Way with Jupiter / Sagittarius / Scorpius
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Wide-field Milky Way with Jupiter / Sagittarius / Scorpius

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Imaging cameras: Canon 5D Mark II mod

Mounts: Vixen SP

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 60/280 Guiding Scope

Guiding cameras: Astrolumina ALccd 5L-II

Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8.6 Ripley  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Dates:April 30, 2019May 2, 2019

Frames: 62x300" ISO1600

Integration: 5.2 hours

Darks: ~9

Avg. Moon age: 26.25 days

Avg. Moon phase: 12.44%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Mean SQM: 21.80

Basic astrometry details job: 2851293

RA center: 17h 37' 12"

DEC center: -33° 41' 6"

Pixel scale: 25.817 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.639 degrees

Field radius: 32.395 degrees

Resolution: 6753x6000

Locations: IAS Observatory Hakos, Hakos, Namibia


Mosaic, based on the two previously posted images.



Martin Junius
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Wide-field Milky Way with Jupiter / Sagittarius / Scorpius, 


            Martin Junius