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 hemisphere.
See also NGC 6188 rise and set times.
Apparent size of NGC 6188The 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.
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).
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 6188
Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 6188 are provided in the following table:
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°.