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Rho Ophiuchi Complex - 4 panel mosaic

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This four panel mosaic gives an incredible widefield view of one of the most colourful regions in the night sky. A collection of intricate dust clouds, reflection, emission and dark nebulae and background globular clusters makes this a fascinating area.

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All data captured previous summer (end of June) in Mt. Parnon Greece @ 1430m. We finally found some time to process and merge all of them in one picture.

Luminance taken by Angelos Kechagias with an Atik 428EX on a Nikon 50mm Lens, RGB taken by Evangelos Souglakos (me) with an Atik 4000 on a Canon 50mm Lens.

Both lenses were stopped at f/5.6.
Filters: LRGB Baader
Sub-exposures: LRGB  5mins
Total time: 4h per panel 

Processing in Photoshop by Angelos Kechagias.

Full resolution in: http://www.celestialpixels.com/Nebulae/i-XSNF9zH/A

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Beautiful image Evangelos, makes me wish wish I had a better southerly view.

Dave

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Beautiful, this is one of my "must do" images I have not had an opportunity to do yet.

Carole 

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Amazing and awe inspiring.  As if I didn't already want to emigrate to Greece enough :crybaby2:

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That's lovely!!! I always assumed that it was a little too low for me..... You've made a lovely job if it :)

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