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Cat's Paw Nebula
Cat's Paw Nebula
Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble

Cat's Paw Nebula - diffuse nebula

Cat's Paw Nebula, also known as the Bear Claw Nebula, is a diffuse nebula located in the constellation Scorpius .

Cat's Paw Nebula is magnitude and is 40' x 23' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) or 0.5° in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Cat's Paw Nebula
      1. Alt Name:
      2. Bear Claw Nebula
      1. Type:
      2. diffuse nebula
      1. Size:
      2. 40' x 23'
      1. NGC:
      2. NGC 6334

    * One can see up to magnitude 7-8 objects with perfect eyes under ideal dark sky conditions.