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Rho Ophiuchi and revision to group's home page

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... [...] ... the Rho Ophiuchi ... Thanks for the Rho Ophiuchi pictures as well as the info. I ve added a photo of Rho Ophiuchi and its associated nebula to
    Message 1 of 3 , Dec 20, 2005
      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Diana K. Rosenberg"
      <ye-stars@i...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi Mark,
      >
      > I wrote

      [...]

      >
      > http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap040602.html
      >
      the Rho Ophiuchi
      > (star+nebulae) complex is exactly where Ophiuchus' left foot
      > steps upon the Scorpion (the Shaman-Physician crushing the
      > Scorpion-of-death). This tradition is so important that the
      > astronomers who set up the "official" constellation boundaries
      > in 1930 made sure the outline of Ophiuchus specifically included
      > Rho Oph in his figure, rather than that of the Scorpion.
      > Actually, since this "encounter" is so important that you could
      > say the star is Scorp/Oph combined!
      >
      > http://www.astrosurf.com/jwisn/scorpius.jpg
      >
      > http://www.astrosurf.com/jwisn/ophiuchus.jpg
      >
      > Thank you for these!
      >
      > I would add:
      >
      > www.astro.nineplanets.org/twn/antx.html
      > www.astropix.com/HTML/D_SUM_S/RHO.HTM
      > and gorgeous:
      > http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap000521.html
      > and very interesting additional stuff - new discovery:
      > http://www.eso.org/outreach/press-rel/pr-2002/pr-09-02.html
      > Love, Diana

      Thanks for the Rho Ophiuchi pictures as well as the info.

      I've added a photo of Rho Ophiuchi and its associated nebula to the
      group's home page. As far as I know, I'm not violating anybody's
      copyright doing that.

      Mark A. Holmes
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