Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193
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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 



    
        

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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164

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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 



    
        

            Gary Plummer
NGC 6188 & NGC 6164
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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: TS PhotoLine Triplet Apo 80/480

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool pro ASI1600MM-PRO

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 50mm finderscope as guidescope

Guiding cameras: Prostar LP guider LP Guider

Focal reducers: TS Optics TS Big Field Flattener 2.5"

Software: SGP  ·  EQASCOM  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8 Ripley PixInsight Core 01.08.04.1195 Ripley (x64)

Filters: ZWO LRGB-Ha,OIII,SII 7nm Narrowband Filters


Dates:Aug. 23, 2019

Frames: 120x180" (6h)

Integration: 6h

Avg. Moon age: 22.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.31%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3246086

RA center: 16h 37' 18"

DEC center: -48° 30' 0"

Pixel scale: 3.612 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 189.180 degrees

Field radius: 1.289 degrees


Resolution: 2048x1553

Locations: Back Garden, Clifton Springs, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC6188 an emission nebula in the constellation Ara around 4,000 light years from us and the lovely if smaller emission nebula NGC6164, slightly more than 4,000 light years away in the constellation Norma. It was created by a rare, hot, luminous type O-type star, some 40 times as massive as the Sun.

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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 



    
        

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