Cat's Paw Nebula visible in Scorpius Cat's Paw is an emission nebula with a red color that originates from an abundance of ionized hydrogen atoms. Alternatively known as the Bear Claw Nebula or NGC 6334 or Cat's Paw Nebula
Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation Carina the Keel, the Toby Jug Nebula (IC is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by the central star, designated HD
Clouds of Perseus ~ contains over solar masses of gas and dust, but the eye is drawn to red NGC Known as the California Nebula, its characteristic glow of atomic hydrogen gas is fueled by ultraviolet light from luminous blue star Xi Persei.