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NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara

NGC 6188 is a Nebula in the Ara constellation. NGC 6188 is situated south of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere.

NGC 6188
Nebula
Ara
Available Resources for NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara

Apparent size of NGC 6188

The following table reports NGC 6188 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 6188 is a visual representation of it.
20 arcmin
12 arcmin

Digitized Sky Survey image of NGC 6188

The image below is a photograph of NGC 6188 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.66666666666667x0.66666666666667 degrees (40x40 arcmins).

Image of NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara star
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DSS2 image of NGC 6188 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (20 arcmin) and minor (12 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6188

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6188 are provided in the following table:

16h 40m 05s
-48° 39’ 43”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 6188 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara.

Finder chart NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara.

Rise ans set times of NGC 6188 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 6188 (Rim Nebula) - Nebula in Ara is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]