NGC 6357
A diffuse nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The nebula contains
many proto-stars shielded by dark disks of gas, and young stars
wrapped in expanding "cocoons".
Camera: A Gary Honis modified Canon EOS T3i.
Scope: Astro Tech AT111 w/0.8 reducer/flattener.
Mount: Astro Physics AP900GEM
Guide: WO 80mm scope, Star Light Express Lodestar guide camera & PHD guide SW.
Five 600 sec. exposures.
ISO: 800.
Image: Stacked in DeepSky Stacker and Adjusted in Photoshop CS6.



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