The War and Peace Nebula NGC6357 recently known as the War and Peace Nebula, is a turbulent emission nebula and star forming region estimated to be around 8,000 light years away in the constellation of Scorpius.

The Photo was taken using narrowband Hydrogen-alpha, Sulphur-II and Oxygen-III filters which when combined into RGB using the so-called Hubble Palette, highlight intricate combinations of gas in what would appear predominantly red hydrogen in a normal visible-light image.

Telescope: a Ritchey-Chretien telescope with 406mm diameter mirror at f/7 with a focal length of 2.8 metres.

Camera: 3056 x 3056 x 12 pixel Apogee Alta U9000, thermo-electrically cooled astronomical CCD camera.

The Print is a high-resolution archival-quality print onto 250GSM gloss photographic paper

The Frame is very durable black aluminium with 1mm clear UV-protected polycarbonate (no glass).

Photographer: Eddie Trimarchi

Available in two sizes, A2: 594 x 420mm and A3: 420 x 297mm

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