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A photo Cat's Paw Nebula

For a long time astronomers studying the glowing cosmic cloud of gas and dust, made to the nebulae catalog numbered NGC 6334 and NGC 6357. Because of its unusual shape of these objects got catchy name: Nebula Cat's Paw (Cat's Paw Nebula) and Nebula Lobster (Lobster Nebula) respectively. The scientific name of the Cat's Paw Nebula - NGC 6334. His poetic nickname of nebula received for resemblance to the feline footprint. Recently, at the wide-angle telescope at ESO's, part of the complex VLT (Very Large Telescope Survey Telescope), received a new giant picture of these nebulae, containing about two million pixels. This is one of the largest image ever taken in ESO.

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