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Observation by Ian Hynes: NGC 6188/6193 - The "Fighting Drago...

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Paul Downing, FRAS

Observer

Ian Hynes

Observed

2021 Apr 15 - 10:30

Uploaded

2021 May 08 - 09:00

Objects

NGC6193

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Constellation

Ara

Field centre

RA: 16h40m
Dec: -48°38'
Position angle: +87°08'

Field size

1°18' × 1°03'

Equipment
  • ASI26000,BaaderHA,O111.S11.NB Filters,SW150-ESPRIT
Exposure

9x5MinsHA,7x5minsO111,6x5minsS11

Location

Kootingal NSW Australia

Target name

NGC 6188 and 6193

Title

NGC 6188/6193 - The "Fighting Dragons"

About this image

Found this chap in the member's images. Not much information given by Ian, but NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the southern constellation of Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.

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