Winner - SPSP 2008 Astro-Imaging Competition: Widefield category
Published in Australian Sky & Telescope Magazine - July/August 2008 edition
The triple star at right is designated Rho Ophiuchus and is embedded in the blue reflection nebula IC 4604.
IC 4603 is the emission/reflection nebula at centre bottom and IC 4605 is another blue reflection
nebula to the left amidst the yellowish emission nebula that's lit by the star Antares.
NOTE: The scale of the "ORIGINAL" version has been reduced for display by approx 50%.