RCW 132

Combination of 20, 3 minute images using an H-alpha filter.
SBIG ST-8XE CCD camera. 5" f/5 refractor at prime focus.

RCW 132 is a large and faint emission nebula in Scorpius, about 1 degree west of M6. The bright object below the nebula is the open cluster, NGC 6383. To the lower left of this cluster is a larger but fainter and more scattered open cluster, Trumper 28.