PhotographerEfrain Morales Rivera
Location of photoAguadilla, Puerto Rico
Date/Time of photo07/19/2012, 04:12ut
EquipmentEquipment: WO ED80II APO, P/B LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, CGE mount, ST2000xm, AO8, CFW9, Astronomik filters.Ha=3hrs,G,B1hr15min filters.
DescriptionNGC 6334 ( Cat's Paw Nebula, Bear Claw Nebula and Gum 64) is an emission nebula located in the constellation Scorpius. The whole gas cloud is about 50 light-years across. NGC 6334 is one of the most active nurseries of young massive stars in our galaxy.