Reflection nebula IC 4605

1b1f97b8d316c4e5e08f345375ea7587.1824x0_q100_watermarkIC 4605 is the small reflection nebula located near Antares in the constellation Scorpius.  IC 4605 is a part of the Rho Ophiuchi cloud of gas that is illuminated by the radiation of the star Scorpii , also known as HD 148605.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Equinox 80/500
Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 300D / Digital Rebel Cooled mod
Mounts: Sky-Watcher NEQ6
Guiding cameras: QHYCCD IMG0H
Focal reducers: TeleVue 0.8x Photo Reducer/Flattener TRF-2008
Software: Pixinsight 1.8
Accessories: Teleskop-Service OAG 9mm
Dates: July 13, 2013
Frames: 8×900″
Integration: 2.0 hours

Author: grizli21

AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI
04 May 2014