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NGC 6334 - Cats Paw Nebula in Scorpius
JUNE-2011

NGC 6334 - Cat's Paw Nebula in Scorpius

Tivoli/Namibia

This distinctly shaped emission nebula, composed mainly of ionized hydrogen, is about 5500 Lyrs away.
The above photo shows only the light emitted by ionized hydrogen.

Telescope: ASA 12N-OK3 f3,6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: FLI PL16803
Filter-wheel: FLI CW 5-7
Filter: FLI Ha,R,G,B
Exposure: Ha:8x600sec
Programs: Maxim DL 5.0, CCDStack 1.7, PixInsight SE 1.7 full exif


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