Rho Ophiuchi - a closer view

Posted by dcrowson
on Sunday, May 9, 2021
Rho Ophiuchi (HIP 80473, vdB 106 and others) is a multiple star system located approximately 360 light-years away in Ophiuchus.

Luminance – 8x600s –80 minutes – binned 1x1
RGB – 9:6:4x600s – 90:60:40 minutes each – binned 1x1

270 minutes total exposure – 4 hours 30 minutes

Imaged March 25th and May 5th, 2021 at the El Sauce Observatory (Rio Hurtado, Chile) with a FLI PL 9000 on a PlaneWave CDK24 at f/6.5 3974 mm.

This is a Telescope Live (https://telescope.live/) “One-Click Obervation.” These are automated data collection sessions that run when the scopes are otherwise not in use. Create a free trial account to download some of this data. Use my referral promo code SUFM5 when you sign up to receive 20% off if you continue after the trial.

LRGB - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/51168572898/sizes/l/

See my much wider view from Chilean skies here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/dcrowson/51167343369.

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