Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6334
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette

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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole
NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette
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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803 FLI PL 16803

Mounts: ASA DDM 85 ASA DDM85

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASA 500 f/3,6 Chilescope ASA 20" Astrograph

Software: Adobe Phosotshop CS6  ·  Starnet++ Starnet ++  ·  Main Sequence Software MaximDL 6 Pro

Filters: Astrodon OIII 5nm  ·  Astrodon SII 5nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 5nm


Dates:March 21, 2019

Frames: 24x600" (4h)

Integration: 4h

Avg. Moon age: 15.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 99.72%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3764957

RA center: 17h19m52s

DEC center: -35°5031

Pixel scale: 1.922 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.509 degrees

Field radius: 0.719 degrees


Resolution: 1902x1906

Locations: ChileScope Observatory, Ovalle, Chile

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: ChileScope

Description

NGC6334, the Cat's Paw nebula, is rich in structure and color when imaged in the narrowband HST palette. This image was in the "can" from last year, finally to emerge.

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NGC6334 Cat's Paw Nebula in HST palette, 



    
        

            John Ebersole