Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Contains:  B258  ·  NGC 6357  ·  NGC6357  ·  Sh2-11
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NGC6357 Lobster nebula, 



    
        

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NGC6357 Lobster nebula

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Faried 10"f4

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

Guiding cameras: Lacerta MGEN

Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight

Filters: Optolong LRGB SHO(6nm) 31mm



Astrometry.net job: 3132854

RA center: 17h 24' 57"

DEC center: -34° 15' 51"

Pixel scale: 1.541 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.243 degrees

Field radius: 0.833 degrees


Resolution: 3104x2347

Locations: deepskysafaris.com Rooisand, Windhoek, Namibia

Data source: Traveller

Description

The Lobster at the tail of the Scorpion is an extremely fine structured beast, and has a striking similarity to its name patron. The tip of his right claw is glowing intensely, actually being one of the great star factories of the Milkyway.

LRGBHa with Farieds 8" f/4 Newtonian at Rooisand.

dont miss the starless Ha version, always impressive!

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NGC6357 Lobster nebula, 



    
        

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