The Rho Ophiuchi cloud complex is one of the nearest star forming regions to the Sun. It is composed of emission, reflection and dark nebulae; the brightest parts of the cloud complex include the nebulae IC 4604, IcC4603 and IC 4605.
IC 4604, also known, as the Rho Ophiuchi Nebula is a reflection nebula illuminated by the star Rho Ophiuchi itself, which is located in the constellation of Ophiuchus, the Serpent Bearer.
Antares is the alpha star in Scorpius, just one and a half degrees away from Antares is the globular star cluster M4.
Images taken with Canon 6D Mark 11 camera and Canon f2.8 70-200mm lens piggybacked on tracking telescope. Both images; subs 25x3 minutes darks 15x3 minutes, ISO2500. Stacked in DSS, processed in PS.