Hemisphere:  Southern  ·  Constellation: Ara (Ara)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6165  ·  NGC 6167  ·  NGC 6188  ·  NGC 6193  ·  NGC 6200  ·  Rim Nebula
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Fighting Dragons and their Egg  NGC 6188, 



    
        

            Nick Axaris
Fighting Dragons and their Egg  NGC 6188
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Fighting Dragons and their Egg NGC 6188

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Fighting Dragons and their Egg  NGC 6188, 



    
        

            Nick Axaris
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Fighting Dragons and their Egg NGC 6188

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher ED72 ED APO SkyWatcher ED72

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC pro

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro belt mod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Evoguide 50ED

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MM Mini

Focal reducers: Skywatcher 0.85x Reducer 0.85 Focal reducer/flattener

Software: Adobe photoshop  ·  Astro Pixel Processor APP

Filters: Optolong L-eXtreme 2"

Accessory: ZWO AsiAir Pro


Dates:May 30, 2021

Frames: 21x600" (3h 30')

Integration: 3h 30'

Avg. Moon age: 19.32 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.34%


Astrometry.net job: 4572177

RA center: 16h 38' 29"

DEC center: -48° 30' 46"

Pixel scale: 4.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.817 degrees

Field radius: 1.664 degrees


Resolution: 2174x1494

Locations: Backyard, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Data source: Backyard

Description

Widefield version of the Fighting Dragons of Ara NGC 6188 showing the "egg" they are fighting over. The "Dragon's Egg", is the bipolar nebula NGC 6164-5

Skywatcher Ed72 with the skywatcher 0.85 reducer ASI 294mc Pro Optolong L-Extreme ASIAIR pro Skywatcher Neq6

3.5 hours of 600 second acquisitions, Astropixel Processor and Photoshop HOO blending

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Fighting Dragons and their Egg  NGC 6188, 



    
        

            Nick Axaris