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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 6188 and NGC 6193 


Type Emission nebula and open cluster 
Position 16 40 05, -48 47
Constellation Ara
Camera and Telescope STXL6303 and 36.8cm RCOS Ritchey Chretien
Focal Ratio F9
Exposure Details HaRGB 345:110:110:125 with Astrodon series 2 filters


Description A combination of faint emission nebulosity and a bright but scattered open cluster. The complex is about 4000 light years distant.