Objects IC4604; M4; IC4605; NGC6144; IC4603; NGC6121; IC4601; M80; NGC6093; rho Oph nebula; rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex; Saturn
Description Beautiful area of sky that includes reflection nebulae, emission nebulae, and star clusters. In this photo, Saturn is photobombing in the upper-left.
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Acquisition Dates 2016-06-25
Locations Trap Pond State Park, DE
Optics Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM; f/2.8 for narrowband; f/4.5 for broadband
Mount Orion Atlas EQ-G
Camera Canon 5D Mark III
Guiding ZWO ASI290MM Mini and Astromania 60mm guidescope
ISO 800
SQM Reading 20.5
Integration Total: 1.6 hours; 19x300"
Software Mount Control: EQMOD; Planetarium: Cartes Du Ciel; Acuisition: BackyardEOS; Guiding: PHD2; Polar Alignment: QHY Polemaster; Processing: PixInsight 1.8.5 and Photoshop CS6
RA/DEC Center 247.092, -23.667
Orientation (E of N) 1.32 degrees
Links Astrobin; WorldWideTelescope
IC4604 in the WorldWideTelescope screenshot