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The Rho Ophiuchus Star Forming Region

This is a `true colour' ROSAT image of the Rho Ophiuchus star forming region (data taken from the ROSAT data archive; see Casanova et al. 1995, ApJ 439, 752 for details of this observation). The radius of the field of view is 1 degree.

Rho Ophiuchus

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From Dr. Thomas Preibisch, Astronomisches Institut, Würzburg, Germany.

Curator: Michael Arida (ADNET);
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