Rho Ophiuchus / Antares Area

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The Antares / Rho Ophiuchus area is a favorite of mine to revisit each summer season. The subtle mix of colors, the wide variety of objects  - reflection and emission nebulae, bright stars, and globular clusters - and the challenge of improving upon my past photos of the area keep me coming back.
Date/Time:    6 June 2008
Location: Vanishing Point Observatory (OCA Anza Site)
Scope/Lens: Borg 125EDF2.8 @ f/3.3
Camera: Mitsuboshi 6x9 Vacuum Astrocamera
Mount: Losmandy Titan
Guider: Borg 45ED / SBIG STV
Media: Medium format Kodak E200, +2 push
Exposure: 4x20 min.