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The Cats paw nebula HA-RGB
29-MAR-2012

The Cat's paw nebula HA-RGB

NGC 6334 (also known as the Cat's Paw Nebula , Bear Claw Nebula and Gum 64) is an emission nebula located in the constellation Scorpius.
It was discovered by astronomer John Herschel in 1837, who observed it from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa (WIKI)

Imaged with the Boren-Simon 8" F2.8 POWERNEWT Astrograph.
SBIG ST8300M with FW5 filterwheel with BAADER HaLRGB filters
Hydrogen-Alphe filter for 54 minutes as Luminance.
RGB - 8 minutes each (BIN 2X2)
Total of 78 minutes.

Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2011

SBIG ST-8300 CCD Camera

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