Emission Nebula NGC6357 - AR 17h 24m 42s DEC -34° 12' 00"
Date/Place2007-05-15 at Farm Hakos, Namibia
ScopeSkywatcher 80ED
CameraModified 350D
Integration8 exposure of 7 minutes each.
CommentLooking at this image actually, this doesn't resemble a cat paw but rather a crab. Another intense emission nebula, interesting the contrast with the colour of the bright stars close to the nebula.