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Contains:  NGC 6334

Image of the day 05/13/2018

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    Cats Paw Nebula NGC 6334, 





    
        

            Matt Hughes
    Cats Paw Nebula NGC 6334

    Cats Paw Nebula NGC 6334

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3247x2610

    Dates:April 22, 2018April 23, 2018

    Frames:
    Astrodon 5nm Ha 36mm: 13x1200" -10C bin 1x1
    Astrodon OIII 36mm - 3nm: 17x1200" -10C
    Astrodon SII 36mm 3nm: 12x1200" -10C bin 1x1

    Integration: 14.0 hours

    Flats: ~40

    Bias: ~200

    Avg. Moon age: 7.48 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 51.05%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

    Astrometry.net job: 2048729

    RA center: 259.934 degrees

    DEC center: -35.846 degrees

    Pixel scale: 1.433 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 0.230 degrees

    Field radius: 0.829 degrees

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    Taken from my rooftop in Melbourne Australia and NE Victoria.

    Also thanks to Chucks Astrophotography for his videos on everything, especially processing.
    https://www.astrobin.com/users/YobSnob/

    Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_6334
    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.[3] 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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    Cats Paw Nebula NGC 6334, 





    
        

            Matt Hughes