Rho Ophiuchi

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The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex is a large star-forming region in the constellation Scorpius. The bright red supergiant star, Antares, is a prominent feature in the area, and reflects its light off the nearby clouds of gas.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8 L2 at 135mm, f/3.2
Mounts: CELESTRON CG5-GT
Software: PixInsight, BinaryRivers BackyardEOS, Calibration, reduction, and integration with PixInsight
Post-processing with PixInsight
Imaging cameras: Canon 60Da
Frames:
17x 5min ISO800
Calibrated with darks, flats, bias

Author: Cory Schmitz
AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI
19 June 2014