Location of Photo:
Lo Barnechea, Chile
Date/Time of photo:
May 1, 2010
Televue NP101is SBIG ST8300M Losmandy GM8 mount Astronomik CLS filter (to fight extreme light pollution in my area)
This huge Paw print in Scorpius is an emission nebula where particularly massive stars are born. 20x5 min. mono exposure. Images captured with CCDSoft, average combine with Deepskystacker and postprocessing with Photoshop elements (curves,levels and unsharp mask). Seeing 5/5; transparency 4/5.