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Ophiuchus - 'the Serpent Bearer' and Serpens Caput & Cauda (the serpents head & tail)
The Greeks considered Ophiuchus (or Asclepius), as the inventor of medicine, and was a great legendary healer. He sailed with Jason Argonauts' as his surgeon, and tried to save Orion after he had been stung by Scorpius the scorpion.
Ophiuchus is pictured carrying a serpent as they were the symbol for renewed life.



05/15/2010 - 2 seconds, StellaCam EX 5.5mm, B&W



Deep-Sky objects located in these Constellations:


M16  'The Eagle Nebula'  - 09/19/2009 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds




M16
06/24/2003 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 08/07/1988 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   


M16 - 07/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, Samsung 8 seconds



M16 (nebula) - 09/05/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 30 seconds



M16 (nebula) - 06/15/2012 - 6" RC f5, StellaCam-3 90 seconds



M16 - 05/31/2016 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 180 seconds





M5 (globular cluster)
04/27/2003 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 06/05/1988 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M5 (globular cluster) - 07/22/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M5 (Cepheid variables V84 & V42) - 07/22/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M9 (globular cluster)
09/02/2008 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 08/05/1991 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M9 (globular cluster) - 07/22/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M10 (globular cluster)
09/02/2008 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 07/26/1990 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M10 (globular cluster) - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M12 (globular cluster)
09/02/2008 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 07/26/1990 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M12 (globular cluster) - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M14 (globular cluster)
09/02/2008 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 07/26/1990 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M14 (globular cluster) - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M19 (globular cluster)
09/02/2008 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-Ex 2.5 seconds         - 08/05/1991 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M19 (globular cluster) - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M62 (globular cluster)
08/20/2009 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds         - 08/11/1991 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M62 (globular cluster) - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds




M107 (globular cluster)
06/28/2009 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds         - 06/05/1988 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm 57x
   



M107 (globular cluster) - 07/22/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds








NGC5910, PGC54664,54688,54692,54697 & 1636896 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





NGC5913 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds




NGC 5921 (galaxy)
05/31/2011 - 80mm Refractor f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds     - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds
   



NGC 5928 (galaxy) - 08/18/2014 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 25 seconds




NGC 5936 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC5937 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





NGC 5951 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC 5953 & 5954 (galaxy) - 08/25/2014 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds




NGC 5957 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC 5962 (galaxy) - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 20 seconds



NGC 5970 (galaxy) - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 20 seconds



NGC 5980 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC 5984 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC5990 & CGCG050098 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





NGC5994 & 5996 (galaxy) - 08/25/2014 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds




NGC6010 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





NGC 6012 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC6018 & 6021 (galaxy) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





NGC 6027 (galaxy cluster) Seyfert's Sextet - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC 6051, IC 4588, PGC 57003, 57010, & 57014 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




NGC 6070 (galaxy) - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 20 seconds



NGC 6118 (galaxy) - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 20 seconds




NGC 6235 (globular cluster)
08/10/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6284 (globular cluster)
07/18/1993 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm & 2.8x Barlow 160x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   



NGC 6287 (globular cluster)
08/10/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6293 (globular cluster)
07/18/1993 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm & 2.8x Barlow 160x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6304 (globular cluster)
07/18/1993 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm & 2.8x Barlow 160x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6309 (planetary nebula) - 07/16/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 15 seconds





NGC 6316 (globular cluster)
07/18/1993 - 8" Dob f4.5, 16mm & 2.8x Barlow 160x         - 07/22/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6325 (globular cluster)
08/14/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6342 (globular cluster)
08/10/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6355 (globular cluster)
- 05/31/2011 - 80mm Refractor f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds         - 09/04/2008 - 8" Dob f4.5, 20mm 100x
   


NGC 6356 (globular cluster)
08/10/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6366 (globular cluster) - 05/31/2011 - 80mm Refractor f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds



NGC 6369 (planetary nebula) Little Ghost Nebula - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 15 seconds



NGC 6384 (galaxy) - 05/31/2011 - 6" RC f9, StellaCam-3 20 seconds



NGC 6401 (globular cluster)
08/14/1999 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6426 (globular cluster) - 08/31/1998 - 8" Dob f4.5, 30mm 68x



NGC 6517 (globular cluster)
09/28/1997 - 8" Dob f4.5, 24mm & 2.8x Barlow 106x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 15 seconds
   




NGC 6535 (globular cluster)
08/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, SC-II 8 seconds         - 09/28/1997 - 8" Dob f4.5, 24mm & 2.8xB 106x
   


NGC 6539 (globular cluster)
08/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, SC-II 8 seconds         - 09/28/1997 - 8" Dob f4.5, 24mm & 2.8xB 106x
   


NGC 6572 (planetary nebula)
06/05/1998 - 8" Dob f4.5, 8mm 114x         - 07/21/2012 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 10 seconds
   




NGC 6604 (open cluster) - 08/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds



NGC 6605 (open cluster) - 08/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds



NGC 6633 (open cluster) - 09/08/1988 - 80mm Refractor f3, 12.5m 26x



IC 1158, (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




IC 4634 (planetary nebula) - 07/16/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 25 seconds




IC 4665 (open cluster) - 06/05/1988 - 80mm Refractor f3, 16m 20x



IC 4756 (open cluster) - 08/07/2010 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds




Mel-186 (open cluster) - 06/04/2013
50mm Refractor & Stellacam-II 8 seconds



CR 347 (open cluster) - 06/04/2013 - 50mm Refractor & Stellacam-II 8 seconds



CR 350 (open cluster) - 06/04/2013 - 50mm Refractor & Stellacam-II 8 seconds



CR 359 (open cluster) - 06/04/2013 - 50mm Refractor & Stellacam-II 8 seconds




Czernik 38 (open cluster) - 06/27/2014 - 6" RC f5, StellaCam-3 @ 15 seconds




Dolidze 27 (open cluster) - 06/26/2014 - 50mm Refractor & SC-II 8 seconds





Dolidze 33 (open cluster) - 07/29/2013 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 8 seconds



Palomar-5 (globular cluster) - 06/21/2017 - 8" SCT f6.3, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds





Rup-135 (open cluster) - 07/29/2013 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 8 seconds



TR 26 (open cluster) - 05/31/2011 - 80mm Refractor f6.3, StellaCam-II 8 seconds



TR 32 (open cluster) - 07/29/2013 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 8 seconds



UGC 9977 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds




UGC 10164 & 10169 (galaxy) - 08/25/2014 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 60 seconds




UGC 10288 (galaxy) - 07/15/2015 - 8" SCT f5, StellaCam-3 @ 40 seconds





Barnards Star (red dwarf star) - 07/03/2014 - 80mm Bosma Refractor f3, StellaCam-3 8 seconds



B72 (Dark Nebula) "the Snake" - 08/23/2011 - 6" RC f5, StellaCam-3 30 seconds



B72 - 06/03/2013     50mm Refractor & Stellacam-II 8 seconds



B72 Snake (Dark nebula) - 06/26/2014 - 6" RC f5, StellaCam-3 35 seconds





"the Galactic Dark Horse" (Dark Nebula) - 06/15/2012
   
12mm Canon CCTV lens, StellaCam-II 8 seconds





Hope you enjoyed the visit. Come again soon!
Larry McHenry,   Pittsburgh, PA. USA

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