vdB 107

Gregg Ruppel

Hi all:

vdB 107 is a bright nebula in Scorpius around the 1st magnitude Antares.  The normal blue of a reflection nebula is overwhelmed in this case by the orange-red color of the Rival of Mars:


Here is a tone-mapped monochrome image that shows the nebulosity somewhat better:


The bright globular M44 is just to the west while the smaller globular NGC 6144 is partially hidden by the nebulosity.

Image data here:


 Clear skies,


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