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NGC 6334 - Cats Paw Nebula in Scorpius

NGC 6334 - Cat's Paw Nebula in Scorpius


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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