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IC 4603 is an reflection/emission nebula in the constellation Ophiuchius not far from the star Antares.
Distance: ~500 light years
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: An RGB image with 86 subexposures of 10 minutes each with 28 of red, 30 of green, & 28 of blue for a total time of 14 hours & 20 minutes.
Date: June 2013
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL; calibration, stacking, & color creation in CCDStack, and further processing in Photoshop CS6.