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Contains:  IC 4605, NGC 6144, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, The star 22Sco, The star Antares (αSco), The star ρOph, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star οSco
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Antares - Rho Ophiuchi Region (Reloaded), 


            Jan Curtis
Antares - Rho Ophiuchi Region (Reloaded)

Antares - Rho Ophiuchi Region (Reloaded)

Technical card

Resolution: 4498x2537

Dates:March 16, 2013

Frames: 150x150"

Integration: 6.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 21.25% job: 277882

RA center: 246.936 degrees

DEC center: -24.962 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.458 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 159.299 degrees

Field radius: 3.915 degrees

Locations: Eldorado (6767' elev), @ Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States


Multiple days, total integrated time: ~150x150s.

See my earlier attempts for this region (which I also like):



Jan Curtis
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


Antares - Rho Ophiuchi Region (Reloaded), 


            Jan Curtis