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Antares and Rho Ophiuchi


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About this observation
Steve Barrett
Time of observation
15/06/2018 - 23:00
Antares and Rho Ophiuchi
Observing location
Teide Observatory, Tenerife
Nikon D7500
135mm f/2 lens
iOptron SkyTracker
60 x 120s
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The image covers Antares (below centre), the M4 globular cluster (to its right) and the Rho Ophiuchi molecular cloud complex (in the top half of the image). This star-forming region is one of the closest to us at a distance of about 400 light-years.

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