IC 4605

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Object data of IC4605

Object type: Reflection nebula
Size: 30'
Magnitude: -
Constellation: Sco
Distance: 400 Ly
Notes: IC 4605 is a reflection nebula located in the constellation Scorpius, embedded in the Rho Ophiuchi molecular cloud. It is illuminated by the star HD 148605.

Exposure data

Date: 2022-05-30 until 2022-06-04 (4 nights)
Location: DeepSkySafaris / Namibia (1,300m)
Telescope: 10" Newtonian telescope (f=1000mm)
Camera: QSI 660wsg-8 with Astrodon filters
Binning: L 1x1 / RGB 1x1
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1200
Exposure time: L 18x8min / RGB 7x8min each
Exposure time total: 5h 12min