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Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

(Ophiuchus Molecular Cloud)
(nebula that is a nearby star-forming region)

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex (or Ophiuchus Molecular Cloud) is a nebula a degree south of the star rho Ophiuchi in the constellation Ophiuchus. It is a Star-Forming Region (SFR) about 130 Parsecs (pc) from here.

Characteristics:


(cloud,star forming region,SFR)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rho_Ophiuchi_cloud_complex
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0130pc420lyRho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex

Referenced by:
LDN 1689

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