NGC 6357 (War and Peace Nebula)

NGC 6357 is a bright diffuse nebula in the constellation Scorpius. The name "War and Peace Nebula" was given by the Midcourse Space Experiment scientists.

Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N 12 Astrograph at /3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik RGB filter set, Baader Ha 8 nm filter
Dates/Times: 16 - 22 July 2012
Location: Rozhen
Exposure Details: Ha = 75 min, L= 70 min, R,G B = 60 min. each
Subexposures: Ha = 15 min, LRGB = 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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