NGC 6334: Cat's Paw Nebula


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NGC 6334

Object Data

Object type: Emission Nebula
Size: 40 x 25 arc minutes
Magnitude: 10.0
Constellation: Scorpius
Distance: 5,500 light years

Exposure Data

Date: 6/19/20
Location: Palomar Mountain, CA
Telescope: TEC 140 Refractor;  fl = 980 mm at f/7
Camera: FLI 6303E with Astrodon 3nm Narrowband Filters
Mount: Astro-Physics AP1100 GTOCP3
Exposure time: Ha, OIII, SII  6 x 15 min each
Exposure time total: 4.5 hrs


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