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The Milky Way around the Rho Ophiuchi Nebula

About this object

This image is the area around Rho Ophiuchi Nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The image covers 18X12 deg around the most colorful region in the summer sky just west of the Milky Way in Scorpius.

Image Details

  • Optics : Canon 350D with Canon 70-200mm L series lens@70mm f5.6
  • Mount: Astrotrac portable pier system
  • Camera: Modified Canon 350D
  • Filters:
  • Exposure: (16) 4min exposures
  • Camera/Mount Control: Nebulosity for camera control
  • Location: Stellarvue Dark Sky Party, Likely CA
  • Date: July 2011
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