Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ophiuchus (Oph)  ·  Contains:  19 Sco  ·  20 Sco)  ·  21 Sco)  ·  22 Sco  ·  5 Oph  ·  Al Niyat (σ Sco  ·  Alniyat I  ·  Cor Scorpii  ·  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  Kalb al Akrab (α Sco  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  NGC 6144  ·  The star Alniyat  ·  The star Antares  ·  The star i Sco  ·  The star ο Sco  ·  The star ρ Oph  ·  Vespertilio  ·  rho Oph Nebula
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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m, 



    
        

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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m
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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m

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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m, 



    
        

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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 19, 2022
Frames:
16×30(8′)
Integration:
8′
Avg. Moon age:
21.07 days
Avg. Moon phase:
61.40%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 6056403

RA center: 16h27m18s.0

DEC center: -24°2515

Pixel scale: 9.836 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.607 degrees

Field radius: 3.159 degrees

Resolution: 1600x1669

File size: 12.6 MB

Locations: Planneralm, Planneralm, Styria, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

Climbed to 1700m to catch late Scorpion already low over summer mountain horizon using light equipment (Minitrack and 135mm). It was quite a challenge to process this (with only 8 minutes of exposure before Scorpio's M4 disappeared and plenty of gradients), but at least the general idea of the fantastic colors of this star creation region became apparent (so I hope) in this 40% crop ...

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8 minutes of Rho Ophiuchi Region from 1700m, 



    
        

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