Star cluster NGC 6193 and nebula NGC 6188

Eso_eso1510a_1024

eso_eso1510a March 11th, 2015

Credit: ESO

This image, taken by OmegaCAM on the VLT Survey Telescope at Paranal Observatory, shows a section of the Ara OB1 stellar association. In the centre of the image is the young open cluster NGC 6193, and to the right is the emission nebula NGC 6188, illuminated by the ionising radiation emitted by the brightest nearby stars.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1510a/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 6188 NGC 6193
Subject - Milky Way
Star > Grouping > Cluster > Open
Nebula
Eso_eso1510a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 41m 20.3s
DEC = -48° 45’ 37.0”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
1.0 x 1.1 degrees
Constellation
Ara

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue VLT Survey Telescope (OmegaCAM) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_green VLT Survey Telescope (OmegaCAM) Optical (g) -
Arrow_left_orange VLT Survey Telescope (OmegaCAM) Optical (r) -
Arrow_left_red VLT Survey Telescope (OmegaCAM) Optical (H-alpha) -
Eso_eso1510a_1280
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ID
eso1510a
Subject Category
B.3.6.4.1   B.4  
Subject Name
NGC 6188, NGC 6193
Credits
ESO
Release Date
2015-03-11T12:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1510a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
VLT Survey Telescope, VLT Survey Telescope, VLT Survey Telescope, VLT Survey Telescope
Instrument
OmegaCAM, OmegaCAM, OmegaCAM, OmegaCAM
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Orange, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, g, r, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
250.334711917, -48.7602762141
Reference Dimension
17388.0, 18660.0
Reference Pixel
8694.0, 9330.0
Scale
-5.94631546998e-05, 5.94631546998e-05
Rotation
-0.020000000000000007
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso1510a
Metadata Date
2014-08-06T14:01:48+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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