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Contains:  NGC 6200, NGC 6193, NGC 6188, NGC 6167
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The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188)

Technical card

Resolution: 2048x2048

Dates:April 26, 2019

Frames: 14x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.75 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.18% job: 2662886

RA center: 16h 39' 24"

DEC center: -48° 29' 45"

Pixel scale: 4.625 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 279.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.860

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

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope


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.



Stacey Williams
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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The Dragons of Ara (NGC6188), 


            Stacey Williams