NGC 6357, The Lobster Nebula in Scorpius

copyright Robert Gendler October 2011

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9 Frame Mosaic, RRGB,

40 hours cumulative Exposure

14.5" RC, STL11000





Image acquired from Fair Dinkum Skies, Western Australia

(An affiliation of New Mexico Skies and Pingelly Heights Observatory)

Image data acquired remotely using CCDAutoPilot2

FSQ106, Software Bisque Paramount ME, SBIG STL-11000XM