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The Rho Ophiuchi Nebula in Scorpius

About this object

What I think is the prettiest area of the sky, the Rho Ophiuchi nebula region in Scorpius. This was shot at the 2016 Stellarvue Deep Sky Party in Likely CA. (20) 4min exposures using a Canon 60Da at ISO 3200 and Rokinon 35mm F1.4 lens @ f4. The image was tracked using my Astrotrac.
A much larger version of this image is here:

Image Details

  • Optics : Rokinon 35mm f1.4 lens @ f4
  • Mount: Astrotrac Portable pier system
  • Camera: Canon 60Da
  • Filters: Non
  • Exposure: (20) 240sec exposures
  • Camera/Mount Control: Canon 60Da
  • Guiding: Unguided
  • Processing: PixInsight 1.8, Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC
  • Location: Stellarvue Dark Sky Party, Likely CA
  • Date: 30 June 2016
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