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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST, 



    
        

            Benjamin Csizi
Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST
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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST, 



    
        

            Benjamin Csizi
Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST
Powered byPixInsight

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Nikon 200 f/2

Imaging cameras: FLI MicroLine 16200

Mounts: 10Micron GM1000HPS

Software: PixInsight

Filters: Astrodon B  ·  Astrodon G  ·  Astrodon R  ·  L


Dates:April 19, 2020

Frames: 23x300"

Integration: 1.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.36%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3435313

RA center: 16h 27' 4"

DEC center: -24° 57' 57"

Pixel scale: 6.296 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.664 degrees

Field radius: 4.995 degrees


Resolution: 4468x3560

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

Decided to try out the ChileScope while waiting for clear skies. This image shows only two hours of LRGB data on the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex in the constellation Ophiuchus, a great target for such a wide field setup.

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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex with the ChileScope VST, 



    
        

            Benjamin Csizi