Mars and Saturn in Scorpius

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This widefield view of a rich area of the Milky Way centered on the constellation Scorpius includes two planets: Mars at upper right and Saturn at midfield above center. To the lower right of Saturn is the rich Antares region, including the Antares Nebula and the Rho Ophiuchi Nebula, as well as a large number of dark nebula

 Optics:Sigma 50mm lens 
Camera:astro-modified Canon 6D 
Exposure info:33 x 240 secs f/4, iso 800 
Filters used:none