Celestial hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193  ·  Rim Nebula
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Fighting Dragons of Ara

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Fighting Dragons of Ara

Acquisition details

Dates:
July 19, 2022
Frames:
Chroma H-beta 3nm Bandpass: 12×300(1h) (gain: 100.00) -20°C bin 2×2
Integration:
1h
Darks:
10
Flats:
10
Bias:
20
Avg. Moon age:
21.07 days
Avg. Moon phase:
61.40%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
3.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 6018749

RA center: 16h39m37s.7

DEC center: -48°3614

Pixel scale: 0.737 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 294.074 degrees

Field radius: 0.603 degrees

Resolution: 4867x3323

File size: 5.7 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Rim Nebula, also known as NGC 6188 or 'The Fighting Dragons of Ara' is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.
This is a 4 pane mosaic only 3x300 seceack. HA data only before clouds rolled in.This was more of a test to see if everything stitched together ok

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Fighting Dragons of Ara, 



    
        

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