1680 x 1050 2131 x 1429
Object Type: Emission
The dust lanes in NGC 6334 give it the
appearance of a paw print, hence its nickname, the Cat's Paw nebula.
ST-10XME/Vixen 102-ED/Paramount ME/ Astrodon RGB filters
Exposure: RRGB: R 10 x 20 minutes: G 10 x 5 minutes: B 10 x 5 minutes: GB binned
Date: June 19 and 26, 2009
Location: Mount Laguna and Landers, California, USA
Technical Notes: Individual exposures were dithered using AutoDither for CCDSoft
and then sigma combined. The RGB image was created in Registar 1.0. Reduce Noise
was applied to the RGB image. The luminance image was duplicated and a high-pass filter of
2 pixels selectively applied to the bright portions. The RGB image was duplicated and then
combined with the original using Soft Light to enhance color.