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First prize ASA Astrofhoto contest

First prize ASA Astrofhoto contest

This image was the first prize in the 2013 contest.
See details here:

NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara.
The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity (The Bluish region at the upper part of the image)(WIKI)

At the lower Right - the Bipolar NGC 6164 and 6165 (see next image...)

Imaged with the 16" f3.75 Dream Astrograph.
Apogee Alta U-16M camera.
HA-RGB image
Ha - 60 min
RGB 20 minutes per channel

(Total of 2 HRS)

Imaged from Tivoli farm in Namibia June 2012.

Apogee USB/Net
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Gil 07-Aug-2013 07:37
extraordinary, impressing
Gil 07-Aug-2013 07:37
extraordinary, impressing
Oved Dahari 06-Aug-2013 07:37
Excellent and beautiful.
offer 05-Aug-2013 15:18
very nice
Guest 08-Dec-2012 14:12
c koi le code
Guest 08-Dec-2012 14:12
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