Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  15.70  ·  19 omi Sco  ·  20 sig Sco  ·  21 alf Sco  ·  22 i Sco  ·  223 Rosa  ·  23 tau Sco  ·  5 rho Oph  ·  9 ome Oph  ·  Alniyat  ·  Antares  ·  B229  ·  B42  ·  B44  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  IC4603  ·  IC4604  ·  M 4  ·  M4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6144  ·  NGC6144  ·  PK352+11.1  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star 22Sco  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star οSco  ·  And 5 more.
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            Steffen Boelaars
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Ophiuchus

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            Steffen Boelaars
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Ophiuchus

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM | C

Imaging cameras: Nikon D7500

Mounts: iOptron CEM25-EC

Software: Photoshop CC  ·  Lightroom CC  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: QHYCCD Polemaster  ·  StarLight Instruments Feather Touch Focuser 2" LightWeight


Dates:Aug. 24, 2019

Frames: 48x120" (1h 36') ISO1600

Integration: 1h 36'

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 23.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 40.96%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 4.00


Astrometry.net job: 2883258

RA center: 16h 30' 39"

DEC center: -24° 50' 9"

Pixel scale: 5.588 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.360 degrees

Field radius: 5.196 degrees


Resolution: 5570x3714

Locations: Star Field, Ruakokoputuna, Wellington, New Zealand

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

Second attempt at trying to bring out dark dust clouds: the very picturesque area around Antares. Loving the colours! Shot at 150mm focal length, on full-spectrum APS-C sensor.

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Ophiuchus, 



    
        

            Steffen Boelaars