The Cat's Paw Nebula

The Cat's Paw Nebula
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The Cat's Paw Nebula

This is an image of NGC 6334, also known as the Cat’s Paw Nebula. It is an emission nebula and star forming region about 5,500 light years away in the constellation Scorpius. Many stars up to 10 times the mass of our sun have been born there is the past few million years.
SPECIFICATIONS
Telescope ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Telescope
ASA 500N
Camera ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Camera
FLI PL16803
Location ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Location
Río Hurtado, Coquimbo Region, Chile
Date of observation ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Date of observation
08 May 2021
Filters ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Filters
Astrodon 2GEN, Ha (3nm), SII (3nm), OIII (3nm); 50mm square
Processing ..........................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Processing
Pixinsight and Photoshop
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