"The Cat's Paw Nebula"
NGC 6334, also known as the Cat's Paw Nebula , Bear Claw Nebula and Gum 64, is an emission nebula located in the constellation Scorpius. It is a large area of emission nebulosity more than a half of a degree in size located about 3 degrees northwest of Lambda and Upsilon Scorpii, the stinger in the Scorpion's tail, which are also called the Cat's Eyes.
Instrument: Bintel 8" Newtonian Astrograph.
Focal Ratio: F/4
Camera: Pentax K-x
Camera Sensitivity: iso 3200
Exposure Details: 30 second Subs X 29 + Master dark and Flat.
Date: 11th March 2011
Viewing Location: The Briars Mt Martha
Software Enchancements: DSS PS CS2
Seeing conditions: 8
Author: Paul Albers
Thu Aug 4 17:31:27 2011