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Catalogue and alternative designations NGC 6188


Type Emission Nebula 
Position  16 40.5, -48 47
Constellation Ara (and some of Norma)
Camera and Telescope STL11000M and FSQ106ED
Focal Ratio F5
Exposure Details HaRGB 140:100:100:100 1x1 with Baader filters
Description This is a faint area of nebulosity with lots of dust involved incorporating the sparse open cluster NGC 6193.  The famous NGC 6164/6165 nebulosity generated by the Wolf Rayet star HD 148937 can be seen to the right with the open cluster NGC 6134 in the lower right hand corner.