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Contains:  13.25, 19 omi Sco, 20 sig Sco, 21 alf Sco, 22 i Sco, 23 tau Sco, 37 Fides, 5 rho Oph, Alniyat, Antares, B229, B42, IC 4603, IC 4604, IC 4605, IC4603, M 4, M4, NGC 6121, NGC 6144, NGC6144, Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco), Scorpius, Sh2-9, The star 22Sco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Antares (αSco), The star οSco, The star ρOph, The star τSco, d Sco, rho Oph nebula
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Antares Region - Rho Ophiuchi nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel
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Antares Region - Rho Ophiuchi nebula

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L

Imaging cameras:Canon EOS 450D / Digital Rebel XSi / Kiss X2


Guiding telescopes or lenses:Rubinar 500/5,6

Guiding cameras:Lacerta MGEN


Filters:Baader IR EOS


Dates:July 26, 2011

Frames: 18x480" ISO800

Integration: 2.4 hours

Darks: ~15

Avg. Moon age: 25.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 20.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 2.00 job: 156288

RA center: 16h 27' 22"

DEC center: -25° 30' 7"

Pixel scale: 9.868 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.747 degrees

Field radius: 3.951 degrees

Resolution: 1598x2400

Locations: Tivoli / Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller



Hartmuth Kintzel
License: None (All rights reserved)

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Antares Region - Rho Ophiuchi nebula, 


            Hartmuth Kintzel