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cat's paw in scorpio, 


            Andrew Lockwood
cat's paw in scorpio
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cat's paw in scorpio

Technical card

Dates:July 4, 2019

Frames: 48x300"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.91 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.06%

Basic astrometry details job: 2787695

RA center: 17h 20' 19"

DEC center: -35° 54' 43"

Pixel scale: 0.760 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.335 degrees

Field radius: 0.472 degrees

Resolution: 2740x3532

Locations: home, perth, western australia, Australia

Data source: Backyard


Only 5500 light years away in the constellation Scorpio, is the Cat's Paw nebula, an H2 region of star formation in our own Milky Way.

This is a two-panel mosaic through the 16" taken over two nights with fairly average seeing.



Andrew Lockwood
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cat's paw in scorpio, 


            Andrew Lockwood

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