Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6167  ·  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193  ·  NGC 6200
The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188), 



    
        

            Stacey Williams
The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188)
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The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188)

The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188), 



    
        

            Stacey Williams
The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188)
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The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188)

Technical card

Imaging cameras: FLI Proline 16803 - Grade 1 - t9

Mounts: 10Micron 2000 HPS

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Tele Vue NP127fli Refractor Tele Vue NP127fli Refractor

Software: Lightroom Classic CC  ·  Photoshop CC 2019  ·  AstroPixel Processor

Filters: OIII  ·  Hydrogen Alpha filter  ·  SII


Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 14x300" (1h 10')

Integration: 1h 10'

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2662886

RA center: 16h39m24s

DEC center: -48°2945

Pixel scale: 4.625 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 279.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.860 degrees


Resolution: 2048x2048

Locations: Siding Springs Observatory (SSO), Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

This is my first attempt at processing a narrowband image and currently a work in progress. I hope to capture more data to give the image some more "depth" and hopefully reduce the star coma.

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The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188), 



    
        

            Stacey Williams