Star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188

This image, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, shows a section of the Ara OB1 stellar association. In the centre of the image is the young open cluster NGC 6193, and to the right is the emission nebula NGC 6188, illuminated by the ionising radiation emitted by the brightest nearby stars. 

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1510a
Type:Observation
Release date:11 March 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1510
Size:17388 x 18660 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6188, NGC 6193
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Milky Way : Nebula
Constellation:Ara
Category:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 41 20.33
Position (Dec):-48° 45' 36.99"
Field of view:62.04 x 66.57 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

 

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