Scorpion's Tail


Numerous catalogued objects appear in this view that sweeps northward from the tail of Scorpius all the way to the Pipe Nebula (LDN 1773).  Many of the easiest to spot objects are identified in this image map.


Instrument: Pentax 6x7 and 200mm f/4 lens at f/5.6

Film: Kodak Ektachrome E200

Exposure: 45 minutes, autoguided with STV

Filter: None

Location: Badger Spring

Date: 22 May 01