NGC 6188

NGC 6188
This image shows NGC 6188, often referred to as the Fighting Dragon Nebula.
This emission nebula is located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.
Author
ian howarth
Telescope
CHI - 1
Camera
FLI PL9000
Location
Rio Hurtado Valley, Chile
Date of observation
08/10/2019
Filters
Ha, SII, OIII
Processing
Pixinsight
Credits
Ian Howarth
Submitted on Tue, 10/08/2019 - 11:30