Antares Pentagon

Antares Pentagon

The Antares Pentagon is bounded by Antares, M4, Al Niyat, IC4603, and IC4605 (i Sco). In addition to some of the most colorful nebulosity in the Milky Way, the Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex, it includes bright, dark, and emission nebulae as well as open and closed star clusters. This nebulasity forward processing of 102' of 3' exposure data taken starting 2022-04-26 05:17 UT from Fort Davis, Texas. William Optics RedCat 250/51mm telescope, Baader UV/IR cut filter, ZWO ASI 533 MC camera, and SkyWatcher AZ-EQ5 mount, ASI EAF and guide camera. All were controlled with a ZWO ASIAir Plus Controller. Processed in PixInsight, StarXterminator, NoiseXterminator, and Photoshop.

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Date Taken: 2022-04-26




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