Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Scorpius (Sco)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6334  ·  Sh2-8
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NGC6334 = Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary JONES
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NGC6334 = Cat's Paw Nebula

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NGC6334 = Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary JONES
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NGC6334 = Cat's Paw Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 19, 2021
Frames:
60×180(3h)
Integration:
3h
Avg. Moon age:
13.28 days
Avg. Moon phase:
97.52%

RA center: 17h19m37s.15

DEC center: -35°5355.0

Pixel scale: 1.160 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.676 degrees

Field radius: 0.956 degrees

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4944x3284

File size: 4.1 MB

Locations: Home, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

I was pleased to be able to salvage this image from 60 subs, almost all of which turned out to be images of a rather unfortunately located palm tree

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Revisions

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B

Description: Some minor adjustments to colour balance, and a looser crop which I hope is more visually balanced.

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C

Description: Very subtle adjustments to improve nebulosity, reduce noise and soften saturated stars, and a slightly different crop to make the image more balanced.

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D

Description: More fine adjustments to improve nebulosity and reduce noise.

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E

Description: Adjusted the crop for a more balanced image.

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NGC6334 = Cat's Paw Nebula, 



    
        

            Gary JONES

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