Rho Ophiuchi Nebula

Rho Ophiuchi Nebula

This area is one of the most colorful region in the night Sky. I took this picture with Canon DSLR camera modified model. The brightest star in this picture is Antres. It is knows as a supergiant star. It has a diameter of approximately 700 times that of the sun.

Imaging information

Optics: Takahashi Epsilon180ED, Takahashi NJP mount

Camera: Canon DSLR EOS400D camera modified model

Total Exposure: 120 minutes(3 frame Mozaic)

Location: Nara Prefecture, 2008