June 2014 - Picture of the Month
NGC 6188 & NGC 6193 in the Constellation of Ara
Image Courtesy of Steve Crouch, Canberra, Australia. Please click on the image for the high resolution version.
Steve's Observation Notes:
A combination of faint emission nebulosity and a bright but scattered open cluster. The complex is about 4000 light years distant.
- Catalogue and Alternative Designations
- NGC 6188 and NGC 6193
- Emission nebula and open cluster
- 16 40 05, -48 47
- Camera and Telescope
- STXL6303 and 36.8cm RCOS Ritchey Chretien Focal Ratio F9
- Exposure Details
- HaRGB 345:110:110:125 with Astrodon series 2 filters
For more images from Steve please visit his CCD Astronomical Images from Canberra website.