The Rho Ophiuchi star formation region in the constellation of Ophiuchus

This chart shows the large constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer). In the southern part of this constellation there is a spectacular region of dark and bright clouds, forming part of a region of star formation. This chart, which shows all the stars easily seen with the naked eye on a dark and clear night, shows the location of Rho Ophiuchi, the brightest star in the region.

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Auðkenni:eso1604c
Tegund:Uppdráttur
Útgáfudagur:Feb 3, 2016, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1604
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Nafn:Rho Ophiuchi
Tegund:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Flokkur:Illustrations

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