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Contains:  IC 4605, rho Oph nebula, IC 4604, IC 4603, M 4, NGC 6121, IC 4601, IC 4592, The star 13Sco, The star ωOph, The star χOph, The star ω2Sco, The star νSco, The star ω1Sco, The star τSco, The star Al Niyat (σSco), The star Graffias (β1Sco), The star Antares (αSco), Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)
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At The Head Of Scorpius, 


At The Head Of Scorpius

At The Head Of Scorpius

Technical card

Resolution: 6177x5169

Dates:May 25, 2017May 28, 2017May 29, 2017July 1, 2019July 7, 2019July 9, 2019

Frames: 1000x60" ISO800

Integration: 16.7 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 12.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.47% job: 2916725

RA center: 247.285 degrees

DEC center: -24.007 degrees

Pixel scale: 8.526 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.939 degrees

Field radius: 9.537 degrees

Locations: Tenerife, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain; Loyalist Cove Marina, Bath, Ontario, Canada

Data source: Traveller


While cruising the Great Lakes, I had an opportunity to fill some gaps from pictures I made at Teneriffe back in 2017. The result is this 5 panel mosaic.




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At The Head Of Scorpius, 



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