Mosaic of the Antares and Rho Ophiuchi Region



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Date: 23/24 May 2017
Location: Astrofarm, France
Exposure: 8 pane mosaic. Each piece is 20 x 30sec at ISO 10000
Telescope: Takahashi Epsilon 180ED on Skywatcher EQ6 mount
Camera: H-alpha modified Sony A7S
Guiding: Nikkor 300mm lens with QHY5 camera.
Filters: IR/UV cut filter
Processing: Stacked in PixInsight and stretched with Arcsinh Stretch
Comments: SQM readings were around 21.6 You might find the comet 71P/Clark which passed through.
Further Comments: This image was Picture of the Month in the September 2017 issue of Astronomy Now magazine