mrt 162014
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

  March 16, 2014 The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex, a dark nebula in Ophiuchus Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex (Rho Oph for short, or the Ophiuchus Molecular Cloud, and pronounced ‘oh-fee-yoo-ki’ and named after a bright star in the region) is a dark nebula, an emission and reflection nebula of about [continue reading]

aug 202013
 
Anne's Image of the Day: The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

August 20, 2013 The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud, a dark nebula in Ophiuchus Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/WISE Team The Rho Ophiuchi Cloud complex (Rho Oph for short, or the Ophiuchus Molecular Cloud) is a dark nebula of gas and dust within our Milky Way that is located about 460 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of [continue reading]