Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex



 A colorful region of the sky made up with emission and reflection nebula and dust. Antares is the bright star right of center with Messier 4 above it. The dense star field to right is part of the Milky Way. North is on the left.

Constellation that it's located in: Ophiuchus

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca.

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Date: 11 June 2010

Scope and f/: N/A, camera piggy-backed on a FSQ-106N

Mount: NJP

Guiding: STV and e-finder.

Camera: Canon 20Da at ISO 800 with 85mm lens at f/3.5.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: 16 subs at 5 minutes each.

Filters: None.

Image Calibration: Darks and a artificial flat.

Planning, control, capture and processing with: Voyager, Nebulosity, and Photoshop.

Images may be used for personal and/or educational use only.