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Contains:  NGC 6334
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The Cats Paw in Hargb, 





    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel
The Cats Paw in Hargb

The Cats Paw in Hargb

Technical card

Resolution: 3520x2792

Dates:May 27, 2017

Frames: 24x300"

Integration: 2.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.29%

Astrometry.net job: 2760553

RA center: 260.127 degrees

DEC center: -35.823 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.019 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 188.200 degrees

Field radius: 1.260 degrees

Locations: my backyard, Lake Placid, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 6334 (also known as the Cat's Paw Nebula, Bear Claw Nebula and Gum 64) is an emission nebula and star-forming region 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.

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The Cats Paw in Hargb, 





    
        

            Lawrence E. Hazel