Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  IC 4603  ·  IC 4604  ·  IC 4605  ·  M 4  ·  NGC 6121  ·  Part of the constellation Scorpius (Sco)  ·  The star 22Sco  ·  The star Al Niyat (σSco)  ·  The star Antares (αSco)  ·  The star οSco  ·  The star ρOph  ·  The star τSco  ·  The star ωOph  ·  rho Oph Nebula
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Rho Ophiuchi with a stock DSLR, 


            Luiz Ricardo Silv...
Rho Ophiuchi with a stock DSLR
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Rho Ophiuchi with a stock DSLR

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikkor 135mm f2.8 AI

Imaging cameras: Canon T6i

Mounts: Ioptron CEM25P

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ZWO 60/280 Guiderscope

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY5L-Ⅱ-c

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.3 Beta 51

Dates:July 10, 2020

Frames: 125x60" ISO1600 bin 1x1

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~100

Flats: ~150

Bias: ~150

Avg. Moon age: 19.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 72.83%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Temperature: 15.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3863039

RA center: 16h 29' 21"

DEC center: -25° 36' 28"

Pixel scale: 11.361 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 84.570 degrees

Field radius: 5.136 degrees

Resolution: 2708x1805

Locations: Sweet home, Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Data source: Backyard


My first attempt with a 135mm lens and my new Canon t6i. I'll try it again next year, with the DSLR properly astro modded.



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Rho Ophiuchi with a stock DSLR, 


            Luiz Ricardo Silv...