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Nebulosity around Rho Ophiuchi: IC4603 + IC4604
10-JUL-2007

Nebulosity around Rho Ophiuchi: IC4603 + IC4604

Hakos/Namibia

Whirling clouds of dust surround Rho Ophiuchi ( the brightest star to the right). Eventually these clouds will condense under their own gravity, giving birth to new stars.
A bigger version can be seen at http://www.pbase.com/gbachmayer/image/95085716/original

QHY8/ALccd 6c
Vixen R200SSDG(8"/F4)+ Televue Paracorr. RGB: 11x300sec. Stacking,averaging, enhancing in AstroArt, PixInsight SE and Photoshop CS2 full exif

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