Image taken Clayton Bay, South Australia
Equipment - Takahashi TSA102S, flattener with QSI583WSG
Guiding - Star Shoot Autoguider off axis with Paramount PME mount.
LRGB 60 60 45 60
Darks, flats and biases applied
Processed in CCD stack and Photoshop CS3
Object - This nebula is located in the constellation of Ophiuchus. It is composed of dark dust in the shape of a snake or S. It lies at a distance of 650 light years.