Close-up view of the star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188

This video, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, gives a close-up view of 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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About the Video

Id:eso1510b
Release date:11 March 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1510
Duration:50 s

About the Object

Name:NGC 6188, NGC 6193
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Dark
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Category:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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