Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193  ·  PK336-01.1  ·  Rim Nebula

Image of the day 05/19/2020

    NGC 6188, 



    
        

            Lee Borsboom
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    NGC 6188

    Image of the day 05/19/2020

      NGC 6188, 



    
        

            Lee Borsboom
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      NGC 6188

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      TS 8" F4.5 ONTC Newtonian
      Imaging Cameras
      ZWO ASI183MM Pro
      Mounts
      Astro-Physics Mach-1 GTO CP4
      Filters
      Astronomik 6nm 1.25"
      Accessories
      Tele Vue Paracorr
      Software
      Topaz Labs Sharpen AI · PixInsight · Denoise AI · Sequence Generator Pro · OpenPHD PHD 2
      Guiding Cameras
      ZWO ASI 174MM Mini

      Acquisition details

      Frames:
      H: 40x300" (3h 20') (gain: 111.00) -13C bin 1x1
      O: 43x300" (3h 35') (gain: 111.00) -13C bin 1x1
      Integration:
      6h 55'
      Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
      3.00

      RA center: 16h39m41s.570

      DEC center: -48°4912.12

      Pixel scale: 0.501 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 89.913 degrees

      Field radius: 0.460 degrees

      More info:Open 

      Resolution: 3672x5496

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located approximately 12,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. In images with a wider field of view you can see structures which resemble two dragons fighting, so this region is commonly known as The Fighting Dragons of Ara.

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      NGC 6188, 



    
        

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