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Pussy cat footprints!

Located in Scorpio this nebula is often refered to as the Cats Paw due to it's resemblence to a paw print. There is lots of hydrogen and dust in this area for our feline friend to leave her mark in!

 

AP152 F7.5 Starfire APO + FLI ProLine16803 CCD & CFW-5-7

LHaRGB = 60 90 30 30 30min Astronomik 50mm square filters

-30C chip temp, darks and flats (AstroHandy LightRing used for flats)

Focal Length: 1300mm

Field: 1.6deg X 1.6deg

Image scale = 1.4"/pix

Guide Camera: Starlightxpress SXVH9

 

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Taken on June 21, 2010