Astrophotography by Mario Cogo

The Tail of Scorpius

 

Southern region of the constellation of Scorpius centered on the emission nebula IC 4628 

 

Date / Location : 26/05/2001 from Roques de los Muchachos "La Palma" (Canary Island - Spain)
Optics / Lens : AF Nikkor IF-ED 180mm f/2.8  - F/stop 4 - Nikon FM2 
Mount / Guide : Astro-Physics GE-600E GTO autoguided by SBIG ST4
Exposure / Film : Composite of two 18-minute on un-hypered Kodak PJ400 Film
Processing : Film scanned at 2700 dpi with Nikon CoolScan LS30 scanner, enhanced with Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Note : Dry climate, windy

 


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