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Contains:  NGC 6193, NGC 6188
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Fighting Dragons of Ara (Bicolour Palette)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech 8" RC

Imaging camera:QHY163m

Mount:Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion ShortTube 80

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MM

Focal reducer:Astro Physics CCDT67 0.67x

Software:Astrophotography ToolsPixinsightPHD GUIDING

Filter:Baader Planetarium LRGB CCD 1.25"

Accessory:ATIK EFW2

Resolution: 4587x3409

Dates:May 22, 2019May 23, 2019

Baader Planetarium Ha 3.5nm: 26x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium OIII 8.5nm 1.25": 20x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 3.8 hours

Darks: ~26

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 18.81 days

Avg. Moon phase: 82.42% job: 2747511

RA center: 250.015 degrees

DEC center: -48.770 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.632 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 253.876 degrees

Field radius: 0.502 degrees

Data source: Backyard


This is an OIII/Ha two colour composition of a closeup view of the Fighting Dragons of Ara (NGC6188).



Eduardo Oliveira
License: None (All rights reserved)



The excessive blue cast on stars was minimized. My friend Fernando Pinheiro Guimaraes (nandopg) did the editing. Thanks Nando!

Sky plot

Sky plot


Fighting Dragons of Ara (Bicolour Palette), 


            Eduardo Oliveira