NGC 6188

Impressive image of the NGC 6188 nebula, located some 4000 light-years away, in the southern constellation of Ara (the Altar). The red colour is due to emission from hydrogen, lit up by massive, recently-formed stars. The emission nebula is embedded in a dark, large molecular cloud.

Credit:

ESO/J. Pérez

Over de afbeelding

Id:perez-ngc6188
Type:Fotografisch
Publicatiedatum:7 november 2011 15:40
Grootte:2156 x 3228 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 6188
Type:Unspecified : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Ara
Categorie:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 39 55.11
Position (Dec):-48° 31' 7.08"
Field of view:85.43 x 127.91 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.9° right of vertical

 

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