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Community photo entitled  by Karthik Easvur on 06/18/2022 at Madurai, India

On 06/18/2022 09:30 pm by Karthik Easvur| Madurai, India

Cat's paw and Lobster Nebulae...
from my balcony...

NGC 6334, colloquially known as the Cat's Paw Nebula, Bear Claw Nebula, or Gum 64, is an emission nebula and star-forming region located in the constellation Scorpius.

NGC 6357 is a diffuse nebula near NGC 6334 in the constellation Scorpius. The nebula contains many proto-stars shielded by dark discs of gas, and young stars wrapped in expanding "cocoons" or expanding gases surrounding these small stars. It is also known as the Lobster Nebula.

Canon 200D with 135mm f2.0 Samyang lens on Skywatcher Star adventurer 2i pro mount without autoguiding.

Total exposure ~1h
Subs: 60s f2.8 ISO400 135mm
Darks and flats used
Stacked using DSS
Edited in Pixinsight &Photoshop 2022.