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Contains:  NGC 6193, NGC 6188
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Dragons of Ara under Light Polluted Sky, 


            Fabiano B. Diniz
Dragons of Ara under Light Polluted Sky

Dragons of Ara under Light Polluted Sky

Technical card

Resolution: 4550x3033

Dates:May 26, 2019

Expanse O III: 13x60" (gain: 100.00) -20C bin 2x2
Optolong H-Alpha 7nm: 14x180" (gain: 100.00) -20C bin 1x1
Optolong H-Alpha 7nm: 16x60" (gain: 100.00) -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 21.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.77%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 9.00 job: 2727966

RA center: 249.668 degrees

DEC center: -48.377 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 342.863 degrees

Field radius: 1.239 degrees

Locations: Personal Home, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Data source: Backyard


The Dragons of Ara (also referred as Fighting Dragons of Ara) is a star forming nebula in the constellation Ara. The star group near the bottom left corner is NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye.
The nebula to the right are NGC 6164 and 6165, a result of a massive mass ejection by the star located in the central part of it.



Fabiano B. Diniz
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Dragons of Ara under Light Polluted Sky, 


            Fabiano B. Diniz