European Southern Observatory captured the formation of NGC 6334

    Scientists from the European Southern Observatory managed to capture the emission nebula in the constellation Scorpio, which is most often called the Cat's Paw, naturally, because of its shape, which resembles the imprint of a cat's paw.


    Pictures of the Cat's Paw, which is located 5500 light-years from Earth, were taken using a WFI survey camera at La Silla Observatory (Chile).

    Particularly interesting astronomers saw the formation in the lower right part of the image, in their opinion, this is a star whose “life path” comes to an end, or the remnants of a star “life path” which ended in an explosion.

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