Figting Dragons of Ara / Rim Nebula (NGC 6188) is an emission nebula located about 4,000  light years away in constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.


Constellation: Ara

Location: RA: 16h 40m 05s DEC: −48° 47

Apparent dimension: 20 x 12 arcmins


Data: Telescope Live Network; SHO (Australia)

Processing: PixInsight


Text & photo: Cristian Suciu – Astroclubul București