Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6334
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Cat's Paw NGC 6334, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
Cat's Paw NGC 6334
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Cat's Paw NGC 6334, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller
Cat's Paw NGC 6334
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Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4048935

RA center: 17h 19' 35"

DEC center: -35° 53' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.129 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 174.589 degrees

Field radius: 0.897 degrees


Resolution: 4475x3567

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

NGC 6334 is an emission nebula and star-forming region located in the constellation Scorpius. Also designated as Gum 64, it was discovered by John Herschel in 1837, who observed it from the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. This data was acquired by Lloyd Smith and the good folks at Deep Sky West.

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Cat's Paw NGC 6334, 



    
        

            Warren A. Keller