Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Big Eclectic Cat

Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows us NGC 6334 in the constellation of Scorpius. Well-placed for summer viewing (and if you're under even semi-good skies, the region of Scorpius and Sagittarius and the area around these constellations are a wonder to explore with even low-powered binoculars), this is more popularly known as the Cat's Paw Nebula.

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