The Lobster and the Cat – NGC6357/NGC6344


David Trotter

Sydney, Australia

Canon 5D Mkii, Takahashi FSQ106n on an AP Mach1 Mount

This is a wide field image taken from a dark site of the Cats Paw nebula and the Lobster (or Man of war nebula) in Scorpio. There is a thread of star forming nebula that runs straight through the galactic plane so from Australia you get to see the whole run during our winter (your summer).
You guys need to visit!