NGC6188 is a beautiful emission nebula and star forming region in the southern constellation of Ara.|
Estimated to be around 4,000 light years away, this region is only visible from the southern hemisphere.
The Photo: is 5 hours of exposures taken through Red, Green and Blue filters to create a true-colour visible-light image of this normally invisible nebula.
Telescope: a Ritchey-Chretien telescope with 406mm diameter mirror at f/7 with a focal length of 2.8 metres.
Camera: 3056 x 3056 x 12 pixel Apogee Alta U9000, thermo-electrically cooled astronomical CCD camera.
The Print is a high-resolution archival-quality print onto 250GSM gloss photographic paper
The Frame is very durable black aluminium with 1mm clear UV-protected polycarbonate (no glass).
Photographer: Eddie Trimarchi
Available in two sizes, A2: 594 x 420mm and A3: 420 x 297mm