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

by Mike O'Day

 

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)

 

source:

photo.net/photos/MikeODay

500px.com/mikeoday

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Uploaded on August 29, 2015