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Contains:  NGC 6193, NGC 6188
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NGC 6188

Technical card

Resolution: 3856x2956

Dates:July 10, 2018

Astronomik Ha 6nm 1.25": 8x900" -30C bin 1x1
Astronomik OIII 1.25" 6nm: 4x900" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB blue: 13x300" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB green: 19x300" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB lum: 22x240" -30C bin 1x1
ZWO LRGB red: 16x300" -30C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.05%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3268566

RA center: 16h 40' 8"

DEC center: -48° 35' 45"

Pixel scale: 0.571 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 135.675 degrees

Field radius: 0.385

Locations: Home obs, Katoomba, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Backyard


NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, is visible to the naked eye is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.
The emission nebula is found near the edge of a large molecular cloud unseen at visible wavelengths.

First image doing a complete RGB and Narrowband image.



Ben S Klerk
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Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 6188, 


            Ben S Klerk