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Contains:  NGC 6188, NGC 6193
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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 


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

Technical card

Dates:Aug. 23, 2019

Frames: 120x180"

Integration: 6.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.02 days

Avg. Moon phase: 51.31%

Basic astrometry details 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


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.



Gary Plummer
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons


  • NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 


            Gary Plummer
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    NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 


            Gary Plummer

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NGC 6188 & NGC 6164, 


            Gary Plummer