Rho Ophiuchi | Antares | M4

Complex of bright and dark nebulae in the region of Rho Ophiuchi, Antares and Messier 4. Click here for a higher-resolution version. Image mosaic made wih an 11-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at 560mm focal length and astro-modified DSLR camera. See the following image for a detail of IC4603 (above centre).

Below, a wider version of the area made with a telephoto lens.