The Colors of Rho Ophiuchi

Below is an image of the Rho Ophiuchi region. It's often considered the most beautiful part of the sky photographically because of its streaming dark nebula, vividly colored bright nebula, and the plethora of star clusters and colorful stars. Be sure to click on the image for a larger version.

Canon EOS 60Da, EF 70-200mm f/2.8 lens at 115mm and f/3.2. 30-minute exposure (30 x 1 minute) at ISO 3200.
Image taken on the morning of 5/14/2013 from a location off Cima Road in the Mojave National Preserve.