"The Lobster Nebula".
NGC 6357 is a diffuse nebula near NGC 6334 in the constellation Scorpius.This nebula includes the open cluster Pismis 24, which is home to several massive stars
Instrument: Bintel 8" Newtonian Astrograph.
Focal Ratio: F/4
Camera: Pentax K-x
Camera Sensitivity: iso 3200
Exposure Details: 30 second Subs x 18 + Master dark and Flat.
Date: 11th March 2011
Viewing Location: The Briars Mt Martha
Software Enchancements: DSS PS CS2
Seeing conditions: 7
Author: Paul Albers
Sat Aug 13 19:30:43 2011
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