NGC6334 - "Cat's Paw Nebula" and NCG 6357 in Scorpius


Nikon 300mm f/4.5 ED

Camera: Canon 350D (Hutech Type I modified)
Mount: CG-5
Exposures: 12 @ 5 min.

Images were calibrated, aligned, and combined using ImagesPlus and adjusted (levels, curves, cropping) in Photoshop CS2.
The Cat's Paw is at the upper right - named for its distinctive shape. The nebula to the lower left is NCG6357. This is sometimes referred to as the War and Peace Nebula.
Taken at the Nebraska Star Party (7/13/07)

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