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.

Kredit:

ESO/J. Pérez

O snímku

Id:perez-ngc6188
Typ:Fotografický
Datum zveřejnění:7. listopadu 2011 15:40
Velikost:2156 x 3228 px

O objektu

Jméno:NGC 6188
Typ:Unspecified : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Ara
Kategorie:Nebulae

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Souřadnice

Position (RA):16 39 55.11
Position (Dec):-48° 31' 7.08"
Field of view:85.43 x 127.91 arcminutes
Orientace:Sever je 2.9° pravá od svislé osy

 

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