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MikeODay

Bright Nebula in Ara ( NGC 6188 )

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Bright Nebula in Ara ( NGC 6188 ) by Mike O'Day  Source: http://photo.net/photos/MikeODay https://500px.com/mikeoday

Bright Nebula NGC 6188 and open cluster NGC 6193 in Ara

Magnitude +5.19, RA 16h 41m 42s, Dec -48deg 48' 46"

Approx. 3800 light years away

Skywatcher Quattro 10" f4 Newtonian.

Skywatcher AZ Eq6 GT Mount (on concrete pier)

Orion 80mm f5 guide scope and auto guider - PHD2.

Baader MPCC Mark 3 Coma Corrector, UHC-S 'nebula' filter.

Nikon D5300 (unmodified).

Field of view (deg) ~ 1.35 x 0.90.

UHC-S - 32 x 180 sec ISO800 (14bit NEF, Long Exp. NR on).

Pixinsight and photoshop

7 July 15 (processed 29 August 15)

Other images:

photo.net/photos/MikeODay

500px.com/mikeoday

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Thanks Frank, I'm quite pleased the way it worked out. I guess it's a fair way south, is -49deg very low in the sky for you in Brazil?

Cheers

Mike

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Nice image. Sometimes referred to as "Fighting Dragons". You have to look carefully but once you see them they are obvious.

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Thanks Frank, I'm quite pleased the way it worked out. I guess it's a fair way south, is -49deg very low in the sky for you in Brazil?

Cheers

Mike

i checked it in stellarium and it is visible from here.

a good target to place in the to-do list.

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Great image. It is always nice to see something new that is not on view in our Northern skies.

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Nice image. Sometimes referred to as "Fighting Dragons". You have to look carefully but once you see them they are obvious.

Thanks. I'm glad it has a name. I can see one I think - its head just left of centre and looking to the left. I'll have to keep looking.

Cheers

Mike

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Very nice indeed. Didn't spot this one last time I was downunder, but I think it was ill placed at the time.

Thanks Michael. I'm still quite new to astronomy so I did not know about this one until I came accross it in Sky Safari as I was looking to see what might be near to overhead during my next session.

Cheers

Mike

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outstanding image mate,thanks for posting.charl.

You are most welcome, I'm glad you like it.

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Great image. It is always nice to see something new that is not on view in our Northern skies.

You have so many wonderful object way up there at the top of the world so it's good to be able to show off one of ours now and then.

Cheers

Mike

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