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NGC 6188 in Ara & NGC 6164/6165 in Norma

NGC 6188 in Ara & NGC 6164/6165 in Norma


NGC 6166 is a huge emission nebula in Ara, a constellation only visible from southern latitudes. NGC 6164/6265 is the small S-shaped nebula in the upper right corner of the image. Its distinct shape is caused by massive mass ejection and strong radiation of the central Wolf-Rayet star.

Canon EOS 20D
Modified Canon 20D mounted on a TMB 80mm/F6 + Televue 0.8x reducer/flattener. Halpha ( Astronomik Ha, 13nm): 8x450sec/ISO800; RGB ( IDAS-LPS): 12x300sec/ISO800. Calibration and stacking, averaging, color balancing, sharpening in Images Plus and Photoshop CS2. full exif

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