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.

Källa:

ESO/J. Pérez

Om bilden

ID:perez-ngc6188
Typ:Foto
Publiceringsdatum:7 november 2011 15:40
Storlek:2156 x 3228 px

Om objektet

Namn:NGC 6188
Typ:Unspecified : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Ara
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinater

Position (RA):16 39 55.11
Position (Dec):-48° 31' 7.08"
Field of view:85.43 x 127.91 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord är 2.9° höger om lodrätt

 

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