Cats Paw Nebula

The Cat’s Paw Nebula Rafael Compassi, Presidente Lucena, Brazil. Equipment: ZWO ASI1600MM-C camera, 80mm apo triplet refractor.

Rafael Compassi

Presidente Lucena – Brazil

APO triplet 80mm
HA 40x300s
L 19x300s
G 19x300s
B 21x300s
Captured with APT

In the loving memory of Nicky, the observatory cat, a humble homage: the Cats Paw Nebula is an emission nebula and star-forming region located in the constellation Scorpius. It was discovered by astronomer John Herschel in 1837.