Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6144  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star 22Sco  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star ρOph  ·  The star τSco  ·  rho Oph nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi Complex, 



    
        

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Rho Ophiuchi Complex

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Rho Ophiuchi Complex, 



    
        

            Eduardo Oliveira
Rho Ophiuchi Complex
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Rho Ophiuchi Complex

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D

Mounts: Orion Atlas EQ-G

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Software: Binary Rivers Backyard EOS  ·  EQASCOM  ·  Stark Labs PHD GUIDING


Dates:July 11, 2013

Frames: 15x300" (1h 15')

Integration: 1h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 2.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 91936

RA center: 16h32m36s

DEC center: -25°5418

Pixel scale: 4.550 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -81.733 degrees

Field radius: 3.950 degrees


Resolution: 5202x3465

Locations: Pousada dos Anões, Alto Paraíso, GO, Brazil

Description

The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex is a dark nebula of gas and dust that is located 1° south of the star ρ Ophiuchi of the constellation Ophiuchus (Wikipedia)

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Rho Ophiuchi Complex, 



    
        

            Eduardo Oliveira