IRAS 16293-2422 in the constellation of Ophiuchus
This chart shows the location of the Rho Ophiuchi star formation region in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Bearer). The star Rho Ophiuchi, which gives the region its name, is marked with the Greek letter rho (ρ). The position of IRAS 16293-2422, a young binary star with similar mass to the Sun, is marked in red.
ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope
About the Image
|Release date:||29 August 2012, 12:00|
|Size:||3338 x 4226 px|