The Cat’s Paw Nebula
MAICON GERMINIANI, SANTA CATARINA, BRAZIL, 1 AUGUST 2017
Maicon says: “As its name suggests, the peculiar shape of this emission nebula resembles a cat’s paw. Located in Scorpius 5,500 lightyears away, it is a region of intense star formation, containing many young blue stars of high mass, formed in the last million years.”
Equipment: ZWO ASI1600 CMOS camera, Teleskop Service 115/800 triplet apo refractor.